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Serial Experiments Lain vs. COVID-19

Given the stay at home orders, the internet has really been getting hammered. I've been bingeing on a lot of older anime I missed along the way. Apparently so have lots of other people. When I go to stream something... Continue Reading →

This is not my first rodeo (real talk about getting through this) — InBLOGnito

Some perspective on our current epidemic.... The 1918 flu epidemic killed over 650,000 Americans and something like 20-50 million worldwide. There has been a fourfold increase in population since then.  That scales up to 2.5 million Americans dead and 80-200... Continue Reading →

How long is this going to last?

COVID-19 projections assuming full social distancing through May 2020 Nobody has more than an educated guess. My wife the nurse turned me onto a site that combines these educated guesses with historical data and computer simulation to produce charts that... Continue Reading →

CDC does a 180 and now says to mask up

This is an article from the NY Times I thought was important to share. The advice from the CDC up until now has been to save the masks for the medical staff. Now, given that it is clear that most... Continue Reading →

The Rules for Going Outdoors During Coronavirus

From Outside Online: All of us want to get outdoors right now. With the advice of a public health and infectious disease expert, here’s how you can do so safely and responsibly. https://www.outsideonline.com/2410881/going-outdoors-coronavirus   Stay safe out there!

Stay the Fuck at Home!

Just some music appropriate for these trying times.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aa9Bx7OWqnk   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BA9eTXwGIk   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lr_tEdQvFcc   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojrtwXqqc6g   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNcl3p6y-4o   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxnETrhOIAE   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7oqAAXZaks   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9SiTej69DY   https://youtu.be/mAbG_gm5_Yc

Walden and Social Distancing

What ‘Walden’ can tell us about social distancing and focusing on life’s essentials As governments mandate social distancing to protect public health, many readers may be coming to grips with solitude. Thoreau devotes a chapter to it, extolling the virtue of... Continue Reading →

Life Under Lockdown

Third week of social distancing. Sigh. The last time I did anything that involved close contact with another human was the final exam for the docent position at the local nature center.  (I passed but they shut the place down... Continue Reading →

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