taking stock: quarantine, week 8.

it’s always a good day for gus’s. memphis, tennessee. may 2020.

we have officially made it through two months of quarantine, which still blows my mind. i took it pretty easy last week. after a busy week 7 with a lot of virtual calls and meetups, i took a break from technology as much as possible, and it was great.

highly recommend. memphis, tennessee. may 2020.

things read.

two more books brought me to 26 for the year and 17 during quarantine.

  • red at the bone by jacqueline woodson
  • if i had your face by frances cha
my friends are super cool. memphis, tennessee. may 2020.

things watched.

now that i’ve finished my harry potter re-read i have been watching tv and movies like a champ.

  • finished season 7 of brooklyn nine-nine
  • the half of it on netflix
  • finished season 8 of seinfeld and making progress on season 9
  • the becoming documentary on netlix
  • in this together: an american portrait story on pbs [my friends maggie and stephen are two of the producers!]
  • toy story because why not
obsessed with all of these scents. memphis, tennessee. may 2020.

supporting memphis / small businesses.

  • r.i.b.s / rylee’s run
  • who gives a crap [last week but i forgot to include it]
  • soy much brighter candle co
  • rhodes college
  • hyderabad house; aldo’s; gus’s; mulan
take me to the woods. millington, tennessee. may 2020.

physical activity.

  • a few long walks
  • shelby forest hike with alex and solomon
  • rylee’s run virtual 5k on sunday
proud bb grad. memphis, tennessee. may 2020.

friend connections.

  • zoom call to sing happy birthday to our charlie-girl
  • a quick facetime with emille
  • a whole day with riggs
  • saturday facetime with chrystal and pat
  • sunday afternoon facetime with jane
felt good to finish this. memphis, tennessee. may 2020.


it didn’t really fit anywhere else, but i finished a puzzle in a day and that felt worth mentioning 🙂

how he greets me whenever i get home. memphis, tennessee. may 2020.


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