COVID-19: 11/30/2020 Update (International, National, State and Local)

I hope you had a good long weekend, with a chance to be thankful and to express your gratitude to those you love. If you gathered with a large family group, as is many people’s Thanksgiving tradition, the Dr. Birx recommends that you get tested later this week, while Dr. Fauci suggested you quarantine and […]

COVID-19: 11/25/2020 Update (State, Local, UTK, KCS)

Happy Almost Thanksgiving. I’m going to take a proper day off tomorrow to enjoy the kids and spend a little work-free time being thankful. There is much to be thankful for. We may have to work a little harder to see it this year, but it is worth the effort. I hope you have a […]

COVID-19: 11/23/2020 Update (International, National, State, Local, UTK, KCS)

Welcome to another week. I hope you found some time to re-juice this weekend. I am sorry the Vols are not exactly giving people some good cheer. It still strikes me as miraculous that we have college football at all. Still, the days have been beautiful, and we seem to be moving closer to a […]

COVID-19: 11/20/2020 Update (State, Local, UTK, KCS, Including Today’s UTK Briefing)

I hope you are having a good Friday and have carved out some relaxing or fun time for the weekend. Tonight, is build-your-own-pizza night at our home, with our celebrity 5-year-old as the judge in the pizza baking contest. Hot chocolate and movies will follow at the after-party. There will be football, long walks, and […]

COVID-19: 11/19/2020 Update (State, Local, UTK, KCS and Today’s Health Department Briefing)

The best news in east Tennessee in recent weeks has been the amazing weather. The leaves have been beautiful, most days ahead are sunny, and the temperatures are peaking in the 60s most days. Normally, I would say these things at the risk of sounding like an old person with nothing better to talk about […]