COVID-19 Diary

Historians have been encouraging students to keep a diary of their lives during the pandemic. When I suggested that my daughter start one, she gazed up at the ceiling for a few moments before replying in a voice riven with weariness: “What would I write? ‘Today I played NBA2K and scored 34 points for the Toronto Raptors.’ Enthralling material.

Here’s a photo diary of what she’s ACTUALLY been up to…

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Online school.

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Everyone’s been taking turns making dinner and hurting their brains trying to figure out how to accommodate this family’s radically different dietary preferences/requirements. Welcome to my world, people!!!

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Playing board games with the family. We’ve all been getting routinely crushed by the triumphant-looking gentleman to the left.

Preparing for the apocalypse:

She has NOT been traveling up and down the Eastern Seaboard to play soccer, but she HAS been participating in video chats and video compilations with her teammates.

(In case you’re wondering, that valuable roll of toilet paper was not sacrificed for the video).

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Walking the pups

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Playing badminton in the backyard

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and football…

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and wiffle ball…

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and frisbee…

Transforming Gingersnap into a future agility champ:

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To be continued…tomorrow’s diary entry will reveal her biggest project to date.

 

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