March 21, 2020 at 12:50 pm #303444GilroyParticipant
With so many places now locking everyone into their homes or places of residence for extended periods to slow the spread of this bug, a lot of us introvert writer types are celebrating a chance to focus on just the basics of what we want.
But are we actually writing? 😉
If you’ve been stuck at home, what are you doing? Reading (if so what)? Writing? Homeschooling the wee ones? Cleaning? Fighting worry/anxiety? (Oh wait, that may only be me…) (Um, obviously, no x rated answers necessary. LOL)
Consider this a social/mental health check in. How are you doing? What are you doing?March 21, 2020 at 1:52 pm #303445Magic SeekerParticipant
I’ve been working on my nonfiction, and reading a lot. (Okay, too much!)
We’re way out in the boonies, and I feel pretty safe, but we do need to go to town for groceries, at least occasionally. Mom is 84, Dad is pushing 90 and very frail, and my brother and I are both immuno-compromised. I’m hoping a vaccine magically shows up soon!
Okay, back to writing now. 🙂
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Writing slowly in the mornings 5 days a week. 🙂
Afternoons, I am cleaning each room (one a week) to remove the last of the ash and dust before winter. Chainsawing wood to stockpile for winter, one day a week when my sister is on days off from the hospital. Safer to have her on standby in case I injure myself.
Still mowing the yard once a week because the grass keeps growing. That takes about half an hour front yard, half an hour back yard and 3/4 to 1 hour out side fence. 🙂
Harvesting summer crops, preparing veg gardens for winter crops and weeding. Trimming fruit trees, and yard trees before winter.
Reading the news about the dreaded virus causing such disruptions around the world. And following the two drugs trials in each major hospital in each state in Australia, hoping everyone with COVID-19 recovers and is released after their 14 days of symptoms. If it is a success, the rest of the world can use the same two drugs, one being used for Aids patients, to help heal everyone to buy time for a real vaccine to be found and mass produced.
I can’t wait to finish this book, so I can create 3 covers and get 3 stories published, then start the next story. 🙂March 29, 2020 at 4:07 pm #303471Wandering AuthorParticipant
I was reading the news from abroad before anyone admitted it was loose here. Then on the 12th everyone went crazy. Stress at the supermarket. I’ve done some writing off and on since then, mostly longhand. If I’m on the computer, I can’t seem to stop myself from compulsively checking the news. There are so many sudden changes it seems unavoidable, but then I get upset. These are strange and terrible times. I hope everyone on here comes through this safe and sound, but I fear that isn’t realistic.
I should add that where I am living now, it is all but impossible to take a walk except along city streets. That is driving me crazy. If I could only manage time among the trees at regular intervals, I might be able to manage this much better.
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