taking stock: quarantine, week 7.

i’ll be honest, i was in a little bit of a funk last week. i overcommitted myself to happy hours and zoom calls, so i took a lot of time for myself over the weekend to get myself in a better frame of mind.

and we’re done. memphis, tennessee. april 2020.

things read.

  • harry potter and the deathly hallows by j.k. rowling. and just like that, the 2020 reread has come to an end.
this was everything. memphis, tennessee. april 2020.

things watched.

  • never have i ever season 1 on netflix — so good!
  • parks & rec reunion! i needed this
  • normal people on hulu — i loved the book last year and think they did a phenomenal job with the adaptation. this one will make you feel all the things

supporting memphis / small businesses.

  • midsouth food bank [via jacob’s virtual concert]
  • central bbq
  • feeding america [via the parks & rec reunion show]
  • maciel’s; dwj; max’s; wing guru
get you friends like chris and jessi because they bring you lemon tart. memphis, tennessee. april 2020.

recipes made.

  • weeknight fried rice with a hodgepodge of whatever i had in the house
hiking buddy. millington, tennessee. may 2020.

physical activity.

  • more peloton workouts:
    • 10 minute core strength with matty maggiacomo [this one was hard]
    • 15 minute core strength with rebecca kennedy
  • a tuesday morning run
  • shelby forest hike
saturdays are for sisters. memphis, tennessee. may 2020.

friend connections.

  • a few i forgot from last week:
    • facetime with pete and kelly and their brood in virginia
    • chat with steve [with a brief cameo by benny]
  • long chat with lauren
  • final round of trivia with the rhodes peeps
  • travelers’ night in chat with adventurous kate and other readers
  • facetime with chris and jessi
  • virtual cooking class with molly
  • pub quiz with friends in toronto, london, and bangalore
  • nice long catchup with chrystal and pat
  • hike with alex and solomon
  • zoom call with priyanka and deboo

house projects.

i think i might take this one off the update, but we’ll see what happens this week.

  • cleaned off the coffee table
  • switched out some picture frames

here we go, week 8. stay safe and stay home.


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