The Corona Chronology: Day 28

I pulled this one out of the archives after being triggered by seeing the phrase “happy dance” on two unrelated blogs earlier today. Speaking of triggers, this one is generously seasoned with trivia convolutions, so plan accordingly. Enjoy.   It appears that someone on the Admissions Staff at […]

The Corona Chronology: Day 27

Once upon a time, in the land of Pandemic Trumpmerica, members of the Association of Republican Governors with No Soul had a meeting. The topic? How to re-open their states in the quickest way possible in order to maybe, possibly get a quick pat on the head from […]

The Corona Chronology: Day 26

Cleo the Cat: “Daddy.” Daddy continues working on a story, in the zone. Cleo: “Daddy.” Daddy is trying to decide which character should get the zinger line he thought of in the shower this morning. This is a critical plot point. Cleo leaps into the ample lap of […]

The Corona Chronology: Day 25

Howdy Folks, How y’all doin’? Still holin’ up at the homestead and coverin’ your piehole until you can’t hole any more and gotta run to the feed store? Good, good. Listen, I got me an idea for a blog post thingy and I wanted to run it by […]

The Corona Chronology: Day 24

Note: I realize I just posted this thing last year, breaking my own general rule about not re-sharing a piece for at least two years, but it IS May Day. And I don’t have anything else prepared so, yep, we’re going with it…   10 Random and Absurd […]

The Corona Chronology: Day 23

Because we’re all about expanding intellectual horizons here at Bonnywood, I thought I’d share a few terms that have some significance in these pandemic times. Granted, many of these concepts also apply to non-pandemic situations, so feel free to use them in a manner that you find most […]

The Corona Chronology: Day 22

Note: I pulled this one out of the archives as we have just endured another evening of tumultuous weather. This reflection was originally penned in the middle of a scorching summer, not a Covid Spring, but the reactions and the musings remain the same…   Sunday in the […]

The Corona Chronology: Day 21

Reporter: “Thank you for agreeing to do this interview, Baby Jane.” Bette Davis, still in her Baby Jane makeup years after said film was filmed, because that mess is hard to scrape off, left: “The pleasure is all mine. As long as you stay on the other side […]

The Corona Chronology: Day 20

The Housewives of Self-Centered City react to the horrifying news that hair salons are still not considered essential services and will remain closed for at least two more weeks. Later that afternoon, they slip out of their houses (wearing hats, of course, but no masks) and join a […]

The Corona Chronology: Day 19

At first, things were pleasant. But not for long…   George, left: “Say, darling, what do you suppose we should have for dinner?” Liz, right: “What do you mean? We have cocktails. Isn’t that enough?” George: “Well, sure. For now. But eventually we’ll need something to soak up […]