Everyday Epiphany, Outdoors, humor, Backyard Birds

Up in the Air About Filling Birdfeeders in Illinois

Until recently I squirted hand sanitizer with abandon, washed groceries with diluted bleach, and created a bubble of friends who adhered to the same strict “Covid Avoidance Behaviors” as I did. Now I wash my hands thoroughly (with sanitizer as backup), produce is washed (but the frozen pizza boxes are immediately popped in the freezer),… Continue reading Up in the Air About Filling Birdfeeders in Illinois

Everyday Epiphany, Health, humor

Scoring a Vaccination Ticket

Bumper-to-bumper baby boomers inched forward in their autos to score a Moderna or Pfizer fix at popup vaccination centers nationwide. Drowsy retirees snoozed in lawn chairs waiting in predawn hours to roll up their sleeves and receive their ticket out of confinement and a measure of safety. A pandemic door opened a crack and hope… Continue reading Scoring a Vaccination Ticket

Everyday Epiphany, Health, humor

Little Adventure In The Shelter In Place Zone: Following The Path Of Most Resistance

“Resistance by definition is self-sabotage.” ― Steven Pressfield,  The War of Art. I’m betting that after a 30-minute workout using resistance bands Steve formulated the above quote. Resistance bands are elastic tubing in a series of different tensions in eye-catching, upbeat colors. The band’s resistance builds muscles, or so 223,786 sites claimed after I Googled “resistance bands… Continue reading Little Adventure In The Shelter In Place Zone: Following The Path Of Most Resistance

Everyday Epiphany, humor

Little Adventure In The Covid-19 Shelter In Place Zone: Don’t Believe Everything You Read

“If you believe everything you read, better not read.” Japanese Proverb Although this is sage advice when informing yourself about Covid-19 and the world’s response, it applied to a smaller problem I encountered while living in the Shelter In Place Zone. If only that wise Japanese guy (or gal) whispered that proverb in my ear… Continue reading Little Adventure In The Covid-19 Shelter In Place Zone: Don’t Believe Everything You Read