COVID-19: Tuppence A Bag

I don't always wake up with a song in my head, but today I did and it was, "Feed the birds, tuppence a bag." And so I got out of bed, got dressed, and went to find Lars and leave some granola bars for him.

It’s an area we call… the Twilight Zone

Gloves on, I push my cart past the security guard, past the bleaching station and toward the sliding doors. The normal whoosh as the doors part before me is the last normal sound I hear. The store is silent. No music coming down from the ceiling high above. No chit-chat between employees. No kids hanging …

COVID-19, Spring Break Day 3

I'm thinking I'll set some sit-up goals. Push-ups too. And maybe I'll grow my beard. That's something to do. ... "It's so obvious Christ is coming back soon," he said. "The wars, the famines, the pestilence, the unrest, the earthquakes... all happening like Jesus said."

COVID-19, Spring Break Day 2

I wore one of these masks in my own home today... It's hard, trying to just do the simple stuff while answering all the questions that no one has any real answers for yet... I keep telling the kids, "Live in the day. Tomorrow has enough worry of its own."... I'm thankful she still has a job to go to, but I am concerned she doesn't get burnt out.

COVID-19 Spring Break, Day 1

My wife has been named point person on the health authority's COVID-19 response team for our city, and her office-mate is point person for the two communities to our east. Please pray. As I understand it, they'll be working with and advising the municipal authorities for the duration of this... situation. They'll both need wisdom, yes, and healthy immune systems. Am I concerned? Not in a panicky way, no, but my wife was already near-exhausted before this change in her assignment. I do want her to get her rest.