Love in the Time of Corona: Quarantine is Over!

I made it through my ten days of isolation and now can join the world again, I’m so ready! So is Micah. I’m nowhere near 100% but I can smell a lot more things now. My stomach is still off, though. Maybe it shrunk in the last ten days because I can’t eat very much […]

Love in the Time of Corona: Night Terror

Yesterday was not a good day. I thought that being able smell new things would be good for my appetite, but it had the opposite effect. I made chicken thighs in a ginger, honey, soy marinade with rice and bok choy but the smell of it completely turned me off. Add to it some bullshit […]

COVID Update: One Week

It has been one week since I suspected I was sick with COVID, a relevant distinction given that “onset of symptoms” dictates my isolation period. That means I have three more days. I have questions, though. Questions I will ask of my caseworker at the Boulder Heath Department, a very nice lady. How am I […]

Love in the Time of Corona: Literally

So the other day I was hanging out on the couch with Chief and, as I like to do, I grabbed his paw and took a whiff. I happen to love the way his paws smell, like corn chips. I was feeling a little under the weather and thought that would cheer me up. Oddly […]

Seize the Day

I’m sitting in my bedroom. Well, the guest room at The Bachelor Colony, because it’s cold and dark everywhere else. Outside, inside, everywhere. But it’s temporary – this cold – and if it meant that the terrible fires in Colorado would be put out, I’d gladly have winter start today. For real. But it’s not […]