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Our COVID Experience

 I have an admission.  Back in November 2020, our little household tested positive for COVID-19. While we were definitely not the only people in America to test positive for it, it still feels shameful to admit we had it.  This may be because I figure if we had just stayed home for the holidays, we likely would have avoided contracting the illness.  We're not 100% certain where we got it and it really doesn't matter.  No one in our circle of friends and family would knowingly and willingly expose anyone else. Also, I did go shopping.  Maybe it was from being in stores that were fairly busy hours earlier... Where we got it from really doesn't matter now, a month and a half later.  But you might be curious to know how it went because it seems COVID affects everyone differently.  Here's what I can tell you about our experience.  We were lucky.  I feel very blessed because our experience was one of mild inconvenience. Ken and I both ran slight fevers for about twelve to twe

2021 Reading Challenge

This year I aim to complete the PopSugar Reading Challenge .  I intend to use a mix of ebooks, hardcovers, and paperbacks to complete this challenge.  I'm not assigning anything in advance. I'm going to let my mood choose as I go. However, I am going to do my best to read books I already own and haven't yet read. Wish me luck!  2021 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge A book that's published in 2021 An Afrofuturist book A book that has a heart, diamond, club, or spade on the cover A book by an author who shares your zodiac sign A dark academia book A book with a gem, mineral, or rock in the title A book where the main character works at your current or dream job A book that has won the Women's Prize For Fiction A book with a family tree A bestseller from the 1990s A book about forgetting A book you have seen on someone's bookshelf (in real life, on a Zoom call, in a TV show, etc.) A locked-room mystery A book set in a restaurant A book with a black-and-white cover A book