Tag Archives: CoVid19

Learning about ourselves in crisis

I’m learning a lot of good things about myself in this crisis, that I had either lost sight of, ignored or perhaps never even knew. OK I know I sound like the quintessential Pollyanna, always trying to come up with a positive spin for every situation… I know how irritating that can be, but I just can’t help it. There actually are some positive things coming out of this terrible catastrophic situation and right now, a little positive spin goes a long way, because this is depressing overall.

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Cooking Corona Style

Eggplant Parmesan

So I made eggplant Parmesan last night. Best and Worst egg plant Parmesan I have ever tasted! Let me explain. I used some egg plant that I admit has been in the refrigerator for a while. When you see the pictures of it I think you’ll understand. Huge mistake! Huge. 

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Eventful Weekend

Made it through another weekend! My hot water heater went out Friday night. Navigating the process of figuring out whether it was really dead or just broken while still maintaining social distancing was a challenge. My handyman is also a plumber which definitely made it a little easier except that he doesn’t have a truck. Turns out the hot water heater was dead. May it rest in peace. So that meant we also had to find someone with a truck which we were able to do. In addition to which it turns out that I had a nest of squirrels, apparently for years, in one of the vents in the furnace room.There were three live squirrels that we finally got out and two dead squirrels. Eww!

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Coronvirus Continued

How COVID 19 Infects Us and 
What It Does Once We Are Infected

By Dr. J. Renae Norton

Lets talk about how COVID 19 actually gets into the human body, and what it does but before we do that lets take a minute to explain the difference between a virus and a bacterial infection.  I think people are really confused about this, which makes it even harder to understand how this virus is spreading.  I always say knowledge is power, so let’s power up!

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CoVid19 Virus

There are a Few Things You Probably
Do Not Know About CoVid19 Virus

By
Dr. J. Renae Norton

First we have to understand that the COVID 19 virus can live on surfaces for up to 5 days, which is why it is so important to spray everything down, to wash your hands frequently, and to avoid public places whenever possible.  I use the hand wipes at the store to grab everything and then spray everything down when I get it home and before I put it away.  For the fruits and vegetables, I use a lemon cut in half, which I squeeze onto them.  This is a great way to disinfect them without using any chemicals.

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