Category Archives: Pandemic

But my Pants Still Fit

I have to go and get a Covid test today. This is partly because we are testing even the asymptomatic here in Alberta, and partly because on Fri-Sat I had a mildly stuffy nose and a sore throat and a … Continue reading

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Mrs. Spit’s Summer Vacation

The last summer in which I did not work full time would have been 1993. I was in grade 8 that year, and I remember I did a summer camp for technical theatre and probably spent the rest of the … Continue reading

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Bit by Bit

I continue to survive. I say this because I had a bit of a break down on Friday. Leaving aside the bit where my nephew died and his wife had to sort out funeral arrangements and manage things on her … Continue reading

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No End Date

When the Alberta Covid-19 social distancing measures started, way back on the 13th of March (which was more or less 10 weeks ago, if you were counting), I set up a zoom meeting with friends and former colleagues each Monday, … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Covid

(Still no nickname for J. It’s on my list. No, I don’t know why it’s taking so long either, it’s not as if I have a ton of stuff to do.) For the first bit, we went back and forth … Continue reading

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