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Precious Covid Moments (1 Viewer)

TuesdayEve

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March 10, 2020, at the start of our Covid lockdown in the US, I began a photo diary of events in my simple, yet globally common daily life. As I write this, we are all still effected by this world crisis of a movie having been a year since we heard about the virus.
Please feel free to add your own pictured experiences.
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#1 someone sent me #2 my 1st mask, scrounging the house for supplies
#3 as a non baker these were perfect, non bake oatmeal banana cookies
 

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#1 in the beginning, I really needed something ‘alive’ and
pretty around me, and fresh flowers helped enormously
 
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#1 Clearly, some people had their priorities in check
#2 At the beginning of lock down, I moved the
kitchen table into the living room to watch tv and do
some ‘Bannagrams’
 

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#1 By April, healthcare workers including Ryan
and Wynn, were beginning to feel the stress,
who knew what was yet to come
#2 Also in April salons were closed, masks
served a higher purpose
#3 I too, like so many others, desperate for a
haircut!
 
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#1& 2 Grocery stores and gas stations were some of the
few places open, masks were impossible to find, so I had
to make some. This was my second attempt, there’s a
reason I don’t make my own clothes. This was a
‘no sew’ mask. Fast and easy, soft and comfy,
triple layered too. * Notice the haircut. My neighbor...
we caught a mild, sunny spring day and she cut my hair
in the backyard.
#3 More beauty.
 
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#1 Who knew toilet paper would be a precious commodity
#2 A Covid genius moment
#3 ....It’s true, I’ve seen the guy who wrote that
 

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Even I had jumped on the vino wagon in April
I was a cheap date, 2 glasses knocked me out

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Making more masks with nowhere to go
except long drives just to get out of the house
sometimes hanging out at the forest preserve
helped. Turns out, it was not an original idea,
I was not alone.

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But being at home day after day, week after
week was, well, frustrating.
 

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With no work...no getting up at 5am. Staying up
til 1 watching TV was becoming the norm...and I
kinda liked it. I’d spend evenings with this guy who
even today, never fails to make me smile.



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This guy sends me to ‘Wow’. I always admired cowboys
and their relationship with horses and bulls and big
belt buckles.

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This little girl always brings out the ‘Aww’.
My neighbor, she still visits occasionally but during
the lockdown, she was a joy and my mental savior.

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And....I got a new refrigerator! Of course, no
one at the time was going inside anyone’s home.
Everything was curbside delivery and they certainly
weren’t taking anything out of anyone’s house, but
this was one of those times money spoke louder
than the virus, and $50 later, out with the old, in
with the new.
 

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While I’m really more of an eater than a cook
I did manager to semi perfect quiche... though
the plate makes it look so much better.


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I need a new toaster. I cut off the crust and
through out the middle.
 

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Trapped inside the unknown, locked down,
the world was trying to figure out what
couldn’t be figured out. I watched a lot of
movies, tv reruns and I needed something good,
something real life and maybe, something
to nurture. These are seedlings from last years
exceptionally sweet cherry tomatoes. It was still
pretty chilly outdoors but the sun was warm enough.

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Then there were these guys. Further threatening our
honey bees, these huge hornets were invading the
country!!! Luckily, quelled before any damaged...well
before any was reported. But who really knows.

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Just a dab of beauty made my eyes feel good.
 

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It was like living in the Twilight Zone
no one new anything, life changed around
the world, we truly were all in this together,
all we could do was imagine.

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And who knows, this could have been
our reality....may be it is somewhere.
 

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Restaurants closed but stepped up to feed
those in need

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Unable to work, families across America that
had never needed charity were in food lines
and they were not alone

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Social distancing was the norm even at mass

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But these social rebels, were going to henpeck
and lay around wherever they wanted to
 

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At the same time, peaceful protesting for
George Floyd and others, gave opportunists
an excuse to riot and loot in Chicago.

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Same night, not far from here were the peaceful
protesters. You may ask where is law enforcement
during the looting?

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June was active....
This was the universal, heart
wrenching photo of the year

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Days later, a noose was found in the only
black Nascar driver, Bubba Wallace work garage.

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Trump claimed to play to a packed arena.

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And happily, my little seedlings were blooming fruit.
 

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All kinds of masks were now available and
Amazon.com was my new best friend, plus
toilet paper and hand sanitizer production
had ramped up and there were no more
shortages in the Chicago area. The big
conversations pertained to the types and
effectiveness of two vaccines due to be approved
and who would get them first.

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A friend of mine was making and selling these
beautiful and very cool masks.
 

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Art and music got me through those days
of isolation. And Dan Navarro, also isolated,
live streamed every nite on FB and Utube from
March to I think, June then went to twice a
week helping his audience maintain their sanity
as well as his own.

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Taking and exchanging pictures gave me
something to look forward to, and, I found
this cool coloring book, saving me for days.
 

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