Covid 19


#622

I’ve gone home to Baltimore every year since I moved away in 2004. I haven’t seen my mom, brother and family since last November.

I’m not going this year and it’s sad, but not worth the risk. Not to mention it’s so crazy busy at work they wouldn’t even give me the time off that I requested 9 months ago. I’m getting Wednesday/Thursday only.

I’m also not seeing Steve’s family here. Thanksgiving for 2 at home it is. :poultry_leg:


#623

Yeah, we’re baking a chicken for 2. We aren’t in the thick of it, but cases are rising here too.


#624

All this media attention being focused on Portage, Michigan where the first Pfizer vaccine shipments have been going out.

Weird to have it be right here where I live.


#625

When you put up that article last month it was really the first sign of hope for me.


#626

Interesting too because the news in Louisville every night said we got all that product at our UPS hub and we are shipping the first rounds of the vaccine out!!


#627

I found this dry point engraving I did of the fine chemicals area at the Upjohn Co. (at that time), where the vaccine is being made and shipped from.


#628

It’s wonderful. Do you do any relief printmaking?


#629

yikes…he makes some good points…albeit his delivery needs a little work.

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#630

That’s what I do mostly. I have done hundreds of woodblocks and linoleum block prints.

[https://www.flickr.com/photos/27703647@N04/albums/72157611982963287]


#631


That’s so cool! I took a course in college and have a little studio in my basement to do Lino cuts but had to move to watercolors when the kids came… a lot more forgiving of split attention. I love your woodcuts so much. Do you ever sell your prints?


#632

Nice!

I have sold some prints around here in Kalamazoo and other parts of Michigan, but not too often. I really do it for my own therapy… having said that I haven’t done any art in the last 9 months. I really need it. But playing guitar has been helpful.


#633

I just tested positive a couple days ago. Mostly just feel like I have a sinus infection or a cold so far, but my stomach has been upset too. I’m assuming I got it at work. I’m currently quarantining in a room until my girlfriend finds out if she’s postive too. Our daughter is fine so far.

It’s great how the state forced me off unemployment and then when I couldn’t find any work during the pandemic I had to take a shitty retail/delivery job that got me sick. What a wonderful country we live in.


#634

Shitty. I’m sorry.
Hope it’s easy on you.


#635

Yes, that sucks. Hope you all have light cases.


#636

Sorry buddy


#637

I’m sorry waves. I hope you’re all okay.


#638

Feel better, bub.


#639

sorry to hear @Waves; hope it’s light cases for you and your family if affected


#640

Everything wrong with our approach to Covid in a nutshell. Wishing you a speedy recover and ALL good things, Waves.


#641

Thanks guys. Feeling somewhat better after a 4 day headache, but I lost my sense of smell last night or this morning and I’m exhausted and feeling guilty for putting my family through this. My girlfriend and daughter are either uninfected or asymptomatic so far. We’re both getting retested hopefully next week after talking to our doctors.