Day 16 Help

CORONAVIRUS SURVIVAL Day 16   I’m just really not that interesting. I mean, right, we all have to realize it sometime. For me it was getting on Facebook and looking at all the posts that seemed even more self-absorbed than usual then looking at last weeks blog posts and realizing, [...]

By | March 31st, 2020|0 Comments

Day 7 School planning

CORONAVIRUS SURVIVAL Day 7   Monday evening I was passing the 76 station on Broadway when it hit me: This is exactly what education needs! And yes, I’m joking superintendent Shields, but hear me out, there is a point.   Individualized learning plans, huge parent and community involvement, teachers as [...]

By | March 24th, 2020|0 Comments

Day 6 Come together

CORONAVIRUS SURVIVAL Day 6   The most important event of the week happened Friday in the parking lot of the Community Center outside the line for donating blood.   I was surprised a week previous when Vitalant’s email arrived announcing an upcoming blood drive. My wife and I were sheltering [...]

By | March 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

Day 5 Homeostasis

CORONAVIRUS SURVIVAL Day 5   Sorry, the Index Tribune sports editor wanted me to write a coaches perspective on the Tennis season so I spent the day worrying about it and doing nothing productive until giving blood at 2:45 which is the real story of day 5. Man,” am I [...]

By | March 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Day 4: Just read

CORONAVIRUS SURVIVAL Day 4   Packjack and I were supposed to be skiing today. Floating down the slopes in Tahoe, getting powfaced in the three feet of fresh, humming “The Road to Shamballa”, not a care in the world. Instead I’m storing my ski stuff in the attic and cracking [...]

By | March 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Day 3 Shelter and Plan

CORONAVIRUS SURVIVAL Day 3   The days get later and that’s OK. I mean, really, what is there to wake up for? Can I just sleep until August, a virus induced sleeping beauty type situation?   Not possible although if you are medicating, feeling crappy and not making plans it’s [...]

By | March 18th, 2020|0 Comments

Day 2: Bigger Issues

CORONAVIRUS SURVIVAL Day 2   The pattern is already emerging.   Wake up late; help Kate prep for work that means reading SF Gate and the NY Times on my laptop in bed while throwing out local story ideas.   “Change Go Do Now to Stay Home Now”   “Tell me [...]

By | March 17th, 2020|0 Comments

Coronavirus 101: Quibi less, garden more

CORONAVIRUS SURVIVAL   Well this is happening. Today is Monday, the first day of Spring Break and instead of the normal joy, elation and freedom it’s a morning of preparation, fear and uncertainty.   We are not good with uncertainty, we want to know what tomorrow will bring but with [...]

By | March 16th, 2020|0 Comments

BANKSY Exits SIFF 2020

  Kev-o,   Thanks so much for the offer but it looks like I will be unable to leave Europe to attend SIFF 2020. My plans to turn the plaza horseshoe palm tree into a giant grape flavored tootsie roll pop, stencil “What is ART?” in 10 foot letters across [...]

By | March 12th, 2020|0 Comments

Preparing for the big test

Bernie best represents me; his vision is closest to my own. I see the need for revolution on the daily and Bernie gets that, plus his “Not me, us” philosophy will serve us well in these days of hate and polarization. I mean, isn’t that the way politics works? One [...]

By | March 2nd, 2020|0 Comments