Tonight’s kitchen victory: gougères with pancetta and sage.

Fri., Mar. 27, 2020, 7:40:52pm PDT

The dude seems to be fully recovered, by the way.

Sun., Mar. 22, 2020, 3:02:18pm PDT

Took an hour-and-a-half walk yesterday past the quarantine/recovery structures they’re building on the soccer fields, and an hour walk today past the kids’ next-year schools.

Sun., Mar. 22, 2020, 3:00:02pm PDT (edited)

Look, I know we’re in the middle of a shitty self-inflicted apocalypse, but it was a minor revelation today when I realized how many fewer airplanes were flying over our house.

Fri., Mar. 20, 2020, 10:31:16pm PDT

Just got the grocery delivery, and apparently we’re hoarding unsalted butter. Note this for when you find our obese corpses after the apocalypse.

Thu., Mar. 19, 2020, 5:03:23pm PDT

The dude seems to be doing fine, so far.

Wed., Mar. 18, 2020, 5:10:28pm PDT

The dude has tested negative for influenza.

Mon., Mar. 16, 2020, 5:23:06pm PDT

Dropped a few things off at Mom’s place, and went for a walk with her around the neighborhood.

Sat., Mar. 14, 2020, 4:54:09pm PDT

Helped the dude find the correct font and formatting to modify an old-school-style D&D character sheet.

Fri., Mar. 13, 2020, 8:26:51pm PDT

The family is watching the Seattle Symphony performing Mahler’s First Symphony.

Thu., Mar. 12, 2020, 7:42:07pm PDT

I don’t say this very often, but thank God it’s Friday. It’s been a hell of a week.

Thu., Mar. 12, 2020, 7:22:08am PDT

So home and late at my chamber, setting some papers in order; the plague growing very raging, and my apprehensions of it great.”

Wed., Mar. 11, 2020, 9:10:14pm PDT

Schools are closed for the next two weeks, at least.

Wed., Mar. 11, 2020, 6:52:25pm PDT

Tonight’s discussion with the bambina: how she doesn’t need to put up with (verbal) abuse, even from friends, even if they also do nice things at other times.

Tue., Mar. 10, 2020, 10:41:15pm PDT