COVID-19 Social Impact in New York City

I was thinking about the ways that the COVID-19 experience has changed the way we live our lives in New York City. Beyond the obvious continued closures I mean. As a kid, when I would come here to visit family, the crowds and noise were part of the appeal. Staying up late and seeing andContinue reading “COVID-19 Social Impact in New York City”

Lining up in a mall doesn’t make sense

I’m all for social distancing, but I couldn’t figure out what the point was of having people line up outside of stores inside of the mall. I had to make a run out to Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, NJ this weekend. I had to drop off a return at the Amazon BooksContinue reading “Lining up in a mall doesn’t make sense”

Payment Status Not Available – The drama continues

I kept hearing about more and more people getting their Trump Bucks, but I haven’t seen a damn thing so far. I’ve been checking my account regularly. I’ve been scouring the internet for clues. I’ve been trawling through Twitter for hope. Then I thought I’d found my salvation. The IRS released their Get Payment webContinue reading “Payment Status Not Available – The drama continues”

A coronavirus kind of weekend

With all of the extra time I’ve been able to search around online for nice channels on YouTube, freebies, and stuff like that. The station above has some really smooth, low key jazz. It’s fantastic as background music in the afternoon while doing other things around the house. Work. Reading. Chores. Laying on the bedContinue reading “A coronavirus kind of weekend”

Coronavirus Journal: Day 34 – Disconnecting from the news, cheap lunches, and deerlingo

So, I’ve reached the point now where I’m not checking the case and death figures as often because the numbers have gotten so high that it’s really hard to think about that in terms of trying to make it real. You know what I mean? You can picture a few hundred people, but when youContinue reading “Coronavirus Journal: Day 34 – Disconnecting from the news, cheap lunches, and deerlingo”