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Thanksgiving 2020: Pandemic Peril and Perspectives

This year’s Thanksgiving is the first one affected by COVID-19. Mainly because SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19, didn’t exist a year ago. Or hadn’t spread to humans. Or was spreading to humans without anyone noticing it. Whatever was happening last … Continue reading

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Holiday Hodgepodge: Lights, Health, Pandemic Paranoia

“Osakis Hosting Holiday Light Parade” AbbeyOnAir, 98.1 – Minnesota’s New Country (November 17, 2020) “…Tractors, lawnmowers, golf carts, cars, any vehicle you can decorate is welcome to be part of this festive holiday event….” (photo by Isaac Schweer) The Osakis … Continue reading

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Back from the Hospital: The Masked Minnesotan Rides Again

I didn’t feel all that sick Friday evening. That was August 21, 2020: 45 days ago. Online self-assessment guides from the Minnesota Department of Health and Mayo Clinic put me on the threshold of needing to call a doctor. My … Continue reading

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Sick in Time for the Weekend: Could be Worse, or Better

The situation could be worse. I’m home, and don’t feel all that sick. On the other hand, averaging the Minnesota Department of Health and Mayo Clinic Self-Assessment services, I’m either just below needing to check with a doctor. Or just … Continue reading

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