Reading During A Quarantine

April 2020 has been a time like none other. Most of America have been quarantined because of the COVID-19 virus and we are just now sticking our heads out of our homes.

You would think that during a quarantine would be the best time to catch up on your reading. I’m discovering, however, that even now, there are little imps who want to sneak in and steal your reading pleasure.

For many of you, it is probably being stuck in the house with the whole, every single one, entire family. If you’re like me, you love each of them and they are so special, but can’t they go some place else for a while? Why do they have to be so loud when you pick up a book? Continue reading “Reading During A Quarantine”

Reemerging From A Pandemic

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For the last month or so, I have been like most Americans and staying home, quarantining while our nation tries to get a better handle on this COVID-19 outbreak.

This goes against what I normally do during a crisis. Actually, I’ve never had a crisis like this. When we’ve had wars, it has always been over there, and as a nation, we send folks, usually our young, to fight while I get to stay home and really see little change in my daily life.

Oh, gas prices might go up a little, but nothing that really affects me.

But this, this has affected everything I see as normal. Restaurants closed, hair salons closed, schools closed, all sports both pro and college closed (No college basketball tournaments, no Triple Crown, and, gasp, no Masters.), all parks are closed, newscasts are done at the newscasters’ homes, and (a most cruel blow) bowling alleys are closed. Continue reading “Reemerging From A Pandemic”

Easter During a Quarantine

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I am writing this post the day after Easter. For Christians, Easter is a very

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important time of the year because it represents the day that Jesus rose from the grave: demonstrating both His divinity and His power in the present world.

I am also writing this while we in South Carolina are under mandatory quarantine because of the coronavirus. Most of us had not even heard of this virus until February. Since then, we have seen it turn our entire world upside down.

This Easter was different from any we’ve celebrated before. Continue reading “Easter During a Quarantine”