in mid-March 2020, like much of the rest of the world, i found myself required to practice “self-isolation” — staying home with my family as much as possible — as part of a global community effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. going in to this situation, like many people who are both introverted and long-time veterans of working from home for quite some time (over 8 years for me), i didn’t expect to find this situation particularly arduous.
of course — like many introverts who were long-time veterans of working from home — i hadn’t reckoned on my wife also constantly being home and newly trying to work from home, as well as my two daughters, managing needing to cook almost all our meals, managing everyone’s boredom and stress, and all the other challenges that, well, most everybody is dealing with right now.
about a week in to our new now, i started thinking i should probably be keeping some sort of journal, and about a week after that, i finally had enough concentration in me to sit down and starting banging together a new static site, so, here we are: welcome to covid.house.
the covid.house rules are simple:
- write something, every day
- only one post per day
- it doesn’t have to be great, it just has to be