COVID-19 Day 87: Life is back to normal. Be careful what you wish for.

Today marks the 87th day since President Trump announced the National Emergency back on March 13th. Since then I’ve marked every day in hopes of recording the process of recovering from the most pervasive pandemic to affect the entire planet in over a century. Today I will stop marking the days since there is […]

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COVID-19 Day 85: Coronavirus came from bats. There’s more where that came from.

In the podcast “ This week in Evolution “ virologist Vincent Racaniello and geneticist Nels Elde discussed the origin and evolution of COVID-19. They discount the lab-derived origins of SARS-CoV2 (SARS2) for the simple fact that there are probably thousands of unknown bat coronavirus and that SARS2 likely came from an as-yet-unidentified bat species.

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COVID-19 Day 84: Gun store picked clean after looting.

“I’ve never seen anything like it,” said distressed gun store owner Matt Brady, “This mob came in and cleaned everything off the shelves. They even took the stuff I had in back.”A long-time customer said in disgust, “It’s a shame. I came in today to pick up some ammo but now, to see this… […]

COVID-19 Day 83: Black Screens Matter

Yesterday was “Black Tuesday”. Many quietly changing their social media profile pics to solid black or posting blank rectangles on their social media posts to voice their solidarity to protests against the death of George Floyd. CNN recently posted an article warning against this practice explaining “posting a blank black image with a bunch […]

COVID-19 Day 82: Your narrative shapes your perspective on the Lincoln Memorial Protests.

In an unusual scene, National Guard troops were posted to the Lincoln Memorial and other national landmarks in Washington D.C., after some monuments in the Great Mall were vandalized over the weekend. Protest over George Floy’d death turned violent as protestors near the White House clashed with D.C. police.

What is interesting is […]

COVID-19 Day 80: Sunday Meme