Daily Moment of Zen: Reflected Sunset Colors

Day 309 of Quarantine    Covid Deaths in U.S.:  389,000  Wear a Mask!

We often get great colors from sunrises over Seattle.  It is a special treat when we get pinks and oranges at sunset.

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Daily Moment of Zen: A January Sunrise – Finally!

Day 308 of Quarantine    Covid Deaths in U.S.:  385,000  Get Vaccinated!

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Daily Moment of Zen: First Sign of Spring

Day 307 of Quarantine    Covid Deaths in U.S.:  384,000  Wear a Mask!

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Daily Moment of Zen: Old Man Pinot

Day 306 of Quarantine    Covid Deaths in U.S.:  376,000  Get Vaccinated!

Thanks to Barney Barnett for sharing “Old Man Pinot” from the Gundlach Bundschu vineyard in Sonomo, CA.

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Daily Moment of Zen: Islandwood Treehouse

Day 305 of Quarantine    Covid Deaths in U.S.:  374,000  Wear a Mask!

Islandwood on Bainbridge Island offers Family Hikes periodically.  We enjoyed a couple of hours walking through the woods on the latest hike with our grand children.  This image captures the Treehouse over a marsh.

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Daily Moment of Zen: We Grow Great Moss

Day 304 of Quarantine    Covid Deaths in U.S.:  373,000  Get Vaccinated!

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American Carnage: That Was the Week That Was

Day 303 of Quarantine    Covid Deaths in U.S.:  369,000  Wear a Mask!

As we celebrated another Friday night of surviving with our family Covid pod, Brian shared “do you realize it was only last Sunday when we found out that Trump called the Georgia Secretary of State asking for a favor though?”

The week of January 3, 2021:

At times like this I look to the historians for some perspective even while events are still unfolding.  Michael Beschloss has several insights:

 

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Daily Moment of Zen: The Void

Day 303 of Quarantine    Covid Deaths in U.S.:  369,000  Get Vaccinated!

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Daily Moment of Zen: Need the Sunshine

Day 302 of Quarantine    Covid Deaths in U.S.:  365,000  Wear a Mask!

If not for the pandemic, I would be hiking the trails of Joshua Tree National Park right now.  The months of the gray and rain and dreariness of self quarantine in the Pacific Northwest look like this every day:

I await my Covid vaccine so I can go find the sun again.

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Daily Moment of Zen: Another Gnome Home Discovered

Day 300 of Self Quarantine      Covid 19 Deaths in U.S.:  357,000   GA Vote!!

The grands found another gnome home.  Now we have spied three of them – #2, #4, and #11.

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