Category Archives: Coronavirus

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

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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…  

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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.

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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

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Tuesday’s musings.

From comments on previous blog posts: It’s not a rant, but rather a thoughtful discourse on racism in MN. How the effects of redlining linger. from NPR I haven’t joined the sourdough army, but I have been baking bread a couple … Continue reading

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Corona fiber.

A world tapestry. Ear muffs… for calves?

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And the rants, they just keep coming.

  We move closer to martial law in this country. Whoosh…there goes our democracy! Melvil Dewey was a racist anti-Semite. And his Dewey Decimal System supports white values and systems. link from Let’s end the rants on a high note, … Continue reading

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It’s Sunday. Time for some rants.

How to Avoid Fogging Glasses with a Face Mask: (from Nicholas Kristof’s NYT newsletter) “Tear off a small piece of a tissue, fold into a small oblong and place under the mask on the bridge of the nose … The … Continue reading

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Stuff and a gull on Saturday.

Phucumol. An honest meditation. NSFW. Six reasons for optimism. Tired of looking out your own window? Look out someone else’s. The first emergency medical providers. Link from Kat’s post last week. Nope, no tilting allowed. Give.Women.Functional.Pockets. Links from Chris. Everything is … Continue reading

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Many things on Thursday.

I have realized that updating my coronavirus spreadsheet every day is an unconscious effort to maintain control over the situation in some small way. I continue to have the same low-level depression that pretty much everyone has this year; in … Continue reading

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