I recently sold my condo in Vancouver and moved to Courtenay BC. I although I had stayed in Courtenay for a few weeks last year, I did not realize how noisey and busy it had become compared to paradise. (Hornby Island) Ironically, Vancouver became considerably quieter with Covid-19. Traffic was down by about 80%. Everything… Read More Turning down the heat.
I’ve tried Goodreads and the Vancouver Public Library and gone by the rating scores of the reviewers. Still I end up with books I don’t like. I download books from the VPL but I keep getting books I have read before because I haven’t rated them. So here are some fresher book lists. New York… Read More Summer reading book lists for all tastes..
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As protests continue across the U.S. — and the world — one way we can support the movement for justice, equality, and real transformative change for Black people is to take the time to read, listen, and learn more deeply about institutionalized racism in America. You’ll find recent posts by fellow…
Writing and art in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Blogging in the Time of Coronavirus: A Reading List
Now that everyone many people are working from home.. there is an opportunity to downsize your wardrobe. I did this when I retired but it has some relevance for the quarantine wardrobe. It is tempting to hold on to work clothes, but it is at the expense of freeing up room in your closet. A… Read More The minimalist retirement wardrobe re-titled Quarantine Wardrobe.
Parking available and we can see people are starting to break loose. Human remains or left over BBQ? And some ABBA to lift your spirits.
I haven’t listened to these so I’d be interested in your feedback. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/29/best-podcasts-we-need-in-our-lives-right-now-during-coronavirus-says-psychotherapist.html. Round Neck Short Sleeve Printed T Shirt
I have a Pacer app to track my steps. I don’t see many people out and about. The pictures give you some idea of the urban landscape in Vancouver. BC. This is the peak cherry tree and Rhododendron time. The tall trees provide lots of shade in the summer which is prefect for walking.
I have been doing all kinds of artwork for the past 20 years and hoped I would do more once I retired. I have some examples on my website and some resources for beginners. I have recently started experimenting with alcohol inks which allows for much freeer process. I occasionally sell my work at shows.… Read More My art work
Need a work-from-home pick-me-up? Research says that looking at cute puppies could improve your work performance. — Read on http://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/your-online-secrets/202004/the-power-cute-things-make-you-feel-better
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The science around the use of masks by the general public to impede COVID-19 transmission is advancing rapidly. Policymakers need guidance on how masks should be used by the general population to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, we synthesize the relevant literature to inform multiple areas: 1) transmission characteristics of COVID-19, 2) filtering characteristics and… Read More Face Masks Against COVID-19: An Evidence Review[v1] | Preprints
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Artist Kera Till draws a public transportation map for these strange, uncertain times. Commuting in Corona Times The Year of Reading Proust: A Memoir in Real Time The Year of Reading Proust: A Memoir in Real Time
My mom has always made soup; perhaps it’s the one thing that I most associate with her cooking. It’s a homey dish for me, comfort food that I’m going… Soup Recipes from Around the World to Comfort and Inspire You Secrets Of Slow Cooking: Creating Extraordinary Food with Your Slow Cooker Secrets Of Slow Cooking:… Read More Soup Recipes from Around the World to Comfort and Inspire You