We’re getting some nice days here in the Seattle area, which is leading to spring activities such as planting gardens and hiking. Our blogging group, which spreads out from coast to coast, is as busy as bees with a variety of activities and thoughts
It’s nice to not have a president who spews hate and calls people names on Twitter every day. It’s also nice that he’s not sitting in the oval office signing harmful executive orders and causing other trouble.
For many people, 2020 went on and on and on. For me, it sped by. I’m working on my book “Follow the Money: My Life as a Financial Journalist.”
It will be 2021 in a few days. Although cases of and deaths from covid-19 are spiking, vaccines are beginning to be distributed. Hopefully, by this time next year, the country will be returning to normal.
The pandemic is really changing things for Thanksgiving this week. I gave up in March any idea of going to Madrid or Sacramento where my daughters live with their families for the holidays. My hope is we can visit next year.
There are many systems for organizing your financial documents. I bought one earlier this year for $35. It’s still sitting in my file cabinet with nothing filled in. The other day, I contacted Nancy Juetten about a project I'm working on.
Although the world may seem dark right now with covid-19 now infecting even the president of the United States, we need to keep using caution and protecting ourselves. Stay home as much as possible, order groceries for pickup, and wear a mask. For the bloggers in our writing group, life goes on.
The world as we know it is changing due to the coronavirus pandemic. But as it exposes inequities in the health and food systems, many people hope that the pandemic offers an opportunity to build a new and more sustainable food system.
A big change has occurred in my life. My niece, the Lovely Linda Lee, passed away Feb. 17, 2020. Linda worked as a bank auditor, day trader, and real estate agent. She was really smart and got her master’s degree in economics from the University of Washington.
My dad was really good at guessing what was in his presents. One time, to fool him, I bought him a magazine subscription and I put it in a toy jack-in-the-box. When he turned the handle, boom.