Burning Man- Home Edition

Burning Man- Home Edition

It will be no shock to you that once again, due to Covid, we have had to reexamine our travel plans. We are fortunate to be healthy in the middle of a pandemic, and we get that we are privileged to even blog about our lament towards not being able to travel, but it sucks,… Read More »

Fear and Loathing in Public Settings, Post-Quarantine Stress

Fear and Loathing in Public Settings, Post-Quarantine Stress

How did things get to this point? Ah, yes, a pandemic ensues, we're quarantined to keep us safe, and some people decide that we should just ignore the fact that we're still, heavily, in the middle of a pandemic, and pretend germs are not prevalent... everywhere! OK, I (Shannon) most definitely have a fear of… Read More »

The Couple That Quarantines Together….

The Couple That Quarantines Together….

As restrictions are somewhat lifted, our daily lives are still quite different than they were 3 months ago, there is no denying that. Gerry and I still are with each other at least 22 hours of every day. I only subtract a couple of hours for times that we take a stroll without each other,… Read More »

…And we thought bird watching was for old people (oh, were we ever wrong?!)

…And we thought bird watching was for old people (oh, were we ever wrong?!)

Just a few years ago, we had an elderly couple as neighbors at our home in Wake Forest, NC. The woman was an avid bird watcher, so much to the extent that it made her a squirrel-hater. She claimed they got after, and scared her birds away. She even had a small pellet gun to… Read More »