Category Archives: Coronavirus

Ranting my way towards the new year.

Oh, look! We have death panels now! Related: how full are hospitals near you? As I type this my nearest hospital has one ICU bed available. That is the ONLY ICU bed in this county of 44,000 people. There was … Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, Rants, various | 3 Comments

ES COVID-19 update.

“Covid day 5. I think I turned the corner yesterday. I’m not as tired, and my nose is less stuffy. Now I feel like I’m getting over a cold. I didn’t need to take a nap today.” (No updates for … Continue reading

Posted in Amanda, Andrew, Coronavirus | 7 Comments

Elder Son’s COVID progress.

He posts a daily update on Facebook and is doing well so far. Thank you all for your good wishes! ::big sigh of relief:: 12/8/20: I’ve got COVID-19. I got a 100.4-degree fever and had to leave work early, and … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew, Coronavirus | 9 Comments

It’s coronarant Monday!

The 1918 Spanish flu epidemic may not be a predictor of how the 2020 COVID pandemic will evolve. hat tip to Chris for that link What’s the first thing you are gonna do after you get vaccinated? This.

Posted in Coronavirus, Rants, various | 3 Comments

And the corona marches on…

Mental health. And more.

Posted in Coronavirus | 4 Comments


An earworm for you.

Posted in Coronavirus | 5 Comments

Coronavirus testing info.

I listen to Dr Michael Osterholm‘s weekly podcasts on the coronavirus pandemic. Last week he talked about, among other things, the different types of tests and what each is good for. I found it interesting and thought you might, too. … Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus | 4 Comments

Actual corona news, plus actual rants.

How do the different types of face masks compare? Mask with exhalation valve = a no-no. On a scale of 1 to 10, how risky are different activities? And the rants continue…  

Posted in Coronavirus, Rants, various | 4 Comments

Ranting my life away.

Job responsibilities now 100% optional in Wisconsin. Stalin said that he who counts the votes wins. In the US it may be he who runs the postal service.

Posted in Coronavirus, Politics, national, Rants, various | 3 Comments

Things on a Thursday.

First of all, have you heard about Umbrella Man*? The St Paul police have issued a warrant this week for his arrest but have not named him as of this writing, UM made an appearance on this very blog back … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Coronavirus, Matthew, Minneapolis | 3 Comments