No, this isn't a map from last year at this time. It's based on COVID data from July 2021.It's been more than 500 days since #COVIDchaos changed our society forever. The pandemic hit us like a freight train in March 2020. Schools were shut down. Remote work became a reality. Movie theaters sat vacant. Salons, … Continue reading Here we are again…
Wait, no more masks?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced fully vaccinated people can now resume regular activities, without masks, social distancing and constant hand sanitizing. After more than 10 months of "masks required," this seem strange. You can go to indoor restaurants and activities, hang out with other people and visit just about anywhere without any … Continue reading Wait, no more masks?
Back to club soccer
It's been about a year since I last attended a club soccer game. The last was with Adam in Dallas in mid-February 2020, right before all hell broke loose. We headed to Kansas City for our first league games. Despite the vaccine rolling out, there's still lingering issues involving masks and COVID. At first, the … Continue reading Back to club soccer
#COVIDchaos – first day of school
Class of 2021 and 2022!Pre-pandemic, the first day of school was Aug. 12. During the coronavirus pandemic, that day got pushed three weeks to Sept. 8. New school supply this year: masks. Today's first day is only for kids who chose the hybrid option, and whose last names start with A-L. The hybrid option is … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – first day of school
#COVIDchaos – when will school start?
By now, I thought we'd be on the downhill from the #COVIDchaos, but here we are at more than four million cases in the United States and 144,000+ deaths. And we can't seem to get this under control. This graphic tells a grim story: My community finally passed a mask mandate on July 3. But … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – when will school start?