Last night the Hubs and I watched the 1995 Dustin Hoffman classic, Outbreak. Ya know, the one where Patrick Dempsey brings the Motaba-infected monkey to America and unwittingly begins an epidemic. Ah…Nothing like putting the kids to bed early just to eat popcorn and freak ourselves the eff out during Corona-Isolation…Romance at its finest. But…… Continue reading Why Are We Obsessed With Doomsday Movies During COVID-19?
Last week, we had a Fancy Dinner Party. Because, why the hell not? To be clear, it wasn’t an actual party. Just Mommy & Daddy, plus three kiddos. There is a long list of stuff we can’t take our kids to do right now. We can’t go out to eat, can’t go to the park,…… Continue reading Dining in Style During Covid-Isolation
Ohio: All schools are now closed through May 1, ordered by Governor Mike DeWine. I doubt the kids will be going back at all for the remainder of the academic year. For so many parents, this will be the first time for balancing homeschool, working from home, and housework. It’s definitely MY first time tackling…… Continue reading Searching For Our “New Normal” With School Closures
Internet Trolls suck. Trolls are the ass-hats that comment on social media posts with the intention to either get a rise out of others or start an argument. Even when citing facts, Trolls thrive on provoking and poking the bear. Their opinion itself is never the quarrel-starter. It’s their “passive-aggressive, close-minded, screw you, I’m right”…… Continue reading Coronavirus Trolls
It is Thursday, March 19. We live in Ohio. Our kids are off from school indefinitely. Restaurants and bars are open for carry-out and drive-thru service only. Hair/nail salons are closed. Tattoo shops are closed. County buildings, closed. Most BMV’s, closed. Unemployment wait time is being waived. It’s being promised that utilities won’t get shut…… Continue reading Isolation & Bunker Life With Hubs Still At Work
Lord help me. My kids discovered the cookies I hid. One day into Bunker Life and I can already picture how quickly we’re going to run out of food. Maybe I should have bought more. Maybe I should have just hid the cookies better. Either way – they found the effing cookies and now they’re…… Continue reading Bunker Life Day One: We Got This
This morning, I woke up sweating and convinced I contracted Coronavirus. Turns out, The Husband thought 77 was the perfect thermostat setting for Bunker Life. Yesterday morning, I made the scary trip to the grocery store to Doomsday-Prep. I’m not gonna lie – I was absolutely one of the yahoos with a ridiculous amount of…… Continue reading Coronavirus in Ohio: Doomsday Prepping, Bunker Life, and The Helpers
I know I joke an awful lot when it comes to serious issues. It’s a problem. Or maybe it’s a cure? I have always had a tendency to say the most inappropriate things at the wrong times. But hey, that’s just me. I feel better when I make a joke about something scary. It doesn’t…… Continue reading Coronavirus 3-Week-Long Spring Break in Ohio