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How are you handling the Coronavirus outbreak?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Callie2 Apr 19. 29 Replies

While people are panicking, cleaning out stores, quarantining themselves it's just another sunny day in New Jersey for me. I'm taking certain precautions but not allowing fear and panic to control my…Continue

Still sleep on the same side of the bed?

Started this discussion. Last reply by only1sue Feb 11. 5 Replies

Left side sleeper here, as close to the edge as possible. Janet preferred the right side and since I was/am a restless sleeper (and occasional snorer to boot) I slept on the extreme left edge so I…Continue

What are your goals for 2020?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa_says Jan 10. 5 Replies

My goals for 2020:1) Clear and fence in a new pasture for the sheep and get started on a new sheep shed.2) Cut and split 10 cords of wood.3) Finish the back patio.4) Provide some form of "goodness"…Continue

Christmas 2019 and beyond

Started this discussion. Last reply by Maggiepie Dec 25, 2019. 4 Replies

My prayers are with you all, today, tomorrow, always.Continue

 

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Rich replied to Rainy (Misty)'s discussion Does anyone actively journal?
"Misty: I kept a daily journal for over 10 years and made my final entry after Janet passed. However, I use to leave cards for Janet in a mailbox attached to our wood shed (see photo, hope it downloads correctly) so when she would walk around and see…"
May 15
Callie2 replied to Rich's discussion How are you handling the Coronavirus outbreak?
"In the beginning, I missed having someone to talk to.  I have abided by the rules to possibly avoid someone else from being infected.  It’s not that I’m happy about it, but in my case it’s not a major sacrifice.…"
Apr 19
Estragon replied to Rich's discussion How are you handling the Coronavirus outbreak?
"I was dreading the prospect of my sister and/or possibly sister-in-law coming to stay.  At least alone in the house I can let the bad moods pass on their own.  The cat doesn't need me to suck it up and seem okay.  Cancelling the…"
Apr 19
SilverAnniversary replied to Rich's discussion How are you handling the Coronavirus outbreak?
"I am handling it well. I already planned on staying as close to home this year as possible. My butcher will bring me my order the way he always had, which I appreciate. Only real change was instead of going to the farm to get my veggies I get them…"
Apr 17
DIVA70 replied to Rich's discussion How are you handling the Coronavirus outbreak?
"Actually, I am handling it quite well. Maybe, it's because I am retired....I am at home most of the time anyway. Maybe its because my daughter and I bulk shop as a rule so when people were making raids on toilet paper, hand sanitizer and other…"
Apr 16
chef (John) replied to Rich's discussion How are you handling the Coronavirus outbreak?
"My cats were multilingual. I could talk to 'em in English, German, French, Polish, Latin and even smatterings of Russian or Icelandic (whenever I could recall what I know of those languages). The cats' reactions were always the same: they…"
Apr 15
chef (John) replied to Rich's discussion How are you handling the Coronavirus outbreak?
"We had snow today here in Cleveland."
Apr 15
barbee replied to Rich's discussion How are you handling the Coronavirus outbreak?
"For us in the NW (where the first COVID patient showed up) this is our EIGHTH week of shelter-in-place. I live about 15 miles from Life Care, the nursing home that made the news early on. No signs of restrictions letting up any time soon. In all…"
Apr 15
kln82 replied to Rich's discussion How are you handling the Coronavirus outbreak?
"I am a teacher and am learning how to teach online. I worry about some of my students and how they are doing. Personally, I am learning to garden both flowers and vegetables. For me, being outside lifts my spirits. I try to surround myself with…"
Apr 14
Rich replied to Rich's discussion How are you handling the Coronavirus outbreak?
"It's always a one way conversation with cats, mine is the same."
Apr 14
AnnieDReich replied to Rich's discussion How are you handling the Coronavirus outbreak?
"In South Dakota - I have food, cat food, wine, and toilet paper. No worries here. Also I am able to work from home so I have a full-time job. The worse part is that I miss human interaction as my cat has not learned to talk yet.  Annie"
Apr 13
Rich replied to Rich's discussion How are you handling the Coronavirus outbreak?
"Been picking asparagus for a week. The garden centers here are open. Just planted (all seeds) carrots, squash, sugar snaps, beets, bunching onions and I forget what else. Still have more to go, It's been a very mild winter so I'm starting…"
Apr 13
Rich replied to Rich's discussion How are you handling the Coronavirus outbreak?
"OK, it's been almost 4 weeks since my original post. I didn't think we would still be in "lock-down" mode here in NJ with possibly another month on top of that. My small farm keeps me busy but I am craving for some good old…"
Apr 13
Rich replied to D's discussion recently widowed
"Without a doubt."
Mar 31
Rich replied to Tanne's discussion Getting your day structured
"Pricytapestry: I've been remodeling our 20 year old house, building farm sheds, installing fencing and any other project I can find for the past 4 years. For me it's good therapy and at the end of the day I'm too tired for much…"
Mar 23
Rich replied to Tanne's discussion Getting your day structured
"Tanne: Working out of the house is not as easy as everyone thinks. If you can't get out how about putting in some extra hours, even if you are not compensated? Hopefully this will keep your mind focused on something other than your personal…"
Mar 23

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At 12:36pm on January 7, 2020, Frank said…

Hi Rich,

I'd be glad to chat with you any time.

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Frank

At 7:29am on May 15, 2017, Dogwoods in bloom 7 said…

I am new to this site, however I share you feeling of despair.  Almost 4 years and I am miserable.  Cannot look at pictures of my husband. Sounds like you are living hell on earth, I know I am.

At 7:03am on March 20, 2016, rodsgurl09 said…

Welcome to Widville. I'm so very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You'll find caring support and friendship here.

Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here!  You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.

 
 
 

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