I am doing NaBloPoMo this month. 30 blog posts in 30 days. Come join me. #nablopomo2020
Five Things Friday: just five things I’m thinking about or things that made my week, or things that I otherwise feel like sharing.
Are you participating in a virtual Turkey Trot this year? I ran our local Turkey Trot, which literally goes through my neighborhood, last year and I was dead set on repeating it this year, but because of COVID, everything
is canceled has gone virtual. Sacramento has one of the largest Turkey Trots, Run to Feed the Hungry, in the country and I think I am going to run, but I won’t officially register this year, but donate directly to the Sacramento Foodbank instead. I don’t need another race shirt for a race that doesn’t take place in person at this time.
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California’s governor Gavin Newsom ordered a curfew for most of California’s counties starting tomorrow and it’s going to be in place for the next four weeks. We are ordered to remain in our homes between 10 p.m and 5 a.m. unless performing essential activities and I am on board with that. To be honest, this doesn’t change anything that Jon and I have been doing since March. I am sure it’s to head off any holiday gatherings, which leads me to ask – if you’re planning to get together with people for Thanksgiving, WHAT ARE YOU DOING?? If you need yet another warning that COVID is real, take it from Rachel Maddow, who completely opened up on her show last night (watch these 8 minutes, for the love of all things good).
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Have you started decorating for Christmas yet? I am usually a firm believer of not decorating until after Thanksgiving or the first day of Advent (which falls onto the Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend this year), and while I haven’t decorated yet, I give EVERYONE a pass this time (nice of me, I know) because if the holidays are the one thing that makes you happy this year, I am all for decorating and listening to Christmas music as early as you like (share your decorations with me!).
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Happy birthday to Joe Biden. Stay strong and healthy. That’s all I am asking for.
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