Last week we needed a get a new laptop computer for my son to do his school work. Rather than order something online and wait to have it shipped, on Thursday afternoon I went to the Micro Center website and reserved one online for in-store pickup (pay at the store). On this page, they say the following: Continue reading
So, let’s see, this is about week three-ish of quarantine? Anyway, with the CDC having taken an about-face on the wearing of masks, which is now starting to be the new normal in public, it feels like it’s the right time for a quick update.
Even with a slightly reduced work schedule, I’ve had no shortage of things to do. Continue reading
Time to revive this blog for a bit to share a few notes during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
I played in a chess tournament in Los Angeles the weekend of March 7-8. Participation in this event was down from prior years due to the threat of COVID-19. They had a rule prohibiting hand shaking before and after the games, but otherwise the tournament was uneventful. (Well, aside from me making a huge blunder in my last game in a favorable position against an internationally titled player, but that’s another story.) The plus side was that we had enough elbow room in the top section for social distancing, even before social distancing became a thing. Continue reading