COVID-19: 8/3/2020 Update (Including Today’s Health Department Briefing)

Welcome to the first full week of August. I never want to wish my life away, so we’re looking for joy as we go. We had a couple of great cookouts this weekend (with only our household) and enjoyed great vegetables from the Market Square Farmers’ Market and great meat from Hen Hoc Butcher Shop. […]

COVID-19: 7/31/2020 Update (Including Today’s Health Department Briefing)

Welcome to the weekend. There are some hopeful spots in today’s report. Maybe we can take a little hope into the weekend and look for diversions to take us from the news for a bit. Tonight is movie night in our home, with the 5 and 11 year old deciding the movie, so I have […]

COVID-19: 7/30/2020 Update

Earlier this morning I heard the sound of rain on the roof. We rarely hear it because there is a condo above ours. It made me think of sounds I miss. I miss the sounds of rollers on the bottom of my suitcase as I pull it along to the next destination. I miss the […]

Knox County Board of Health Meeting 7.29.2020: Bars to Close

The fact that this would be a three hour and fifty minute meeting was portended when a motion was presented before the agenda could be approved and the motion was to drop the agenda and the meeting altogether. Mayor Jacobs started the meeting by stating: This is a motion to postpone this meeting until next […]

COVID-19: 7.29.2020 Update (Including Today’s Health Department Briefing)

It’s mid-week, and I hope you are all safe and well. The simple math of expanding numbers of cases dictates that many of us now know, directly and indirectly, people who have contracted COVID-19. The first one is a bit shocking, or it was for me. Now I directly know three people who have had […]