Annus horribilis

25 July, 2020
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Horrible year. It’s what Queen Elizabeth called 1992. She said, “1992 is not a year on which I shall look back with undiluted pleasure.” And no one could blame her, really; ’92 saw Windsor Castle burn, royal family marriages disintegrate, …

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Quarantine, Day 41

26 April, 2020
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Twenty days of school left; 40 days of confinement in the rear view. It has been one heck of a bizarre ride this year, and from what I’m hearing from school and government officials, there’s no guarantee that it’ll abruptly …

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Quarantine, Day 15

28 March, 2020
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    <–  Me, Day 1 of quarantine. I bought a new vacuum cleaner, and went zizzing all over my house. Ta-daaa! Over the next several days, I turbo-cleaned my kitchen, sorted the recycling, fixed my bike,  and spent countless …

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Quarantine, Day 9

22 March, 2020
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Fiends: I’m test-driving a new comment plug-in. Could you give it a go if you have something to say today? Thanks, and sorry for the problems of late… The first eight went by pretty quickly, filled with lesson planning, house …

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COVID-19 don’t care

17 March, 2020
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He cares not what your opinion be. He scoffs at your wrong-headed “it’s just the flu, people!” vociferations. He pooh-poohs your complaints about how this is going to hurt the economy and cause horrible hardships to families. That’s the way …

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