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Officially Working Remotely

I’ve gotten a new position at work, and am now working remotely. It’s a big change for me, although I’m pretty late to the work from home party. Any advice from those of you who have been at this for close to a year now. My current coping mechanisms for barely leaving the house are lots of walks and buying flowers for my new home office at the grocery store.

Roadside in the Yukon

A quick shot taken on the side of the road during a bus tour of the Yukon. I had only read descriptions of black spruce trees in Jack London’s The Call of the Wild, and was exited to see them in person. Dark spruce forest frowned on either side the frozen waterway. The trees had been stripped by a recent wind of their white covering of frost, and they seemed to lean toward each other, black and ominous, in the fading light.

It’s Quiet Uptown

No New Year’s Eve celebrations are planned here in Charlotte this year, due to the 10pm curfew in place. I typically spend the evening at home in my pajamas, but I will miss watching the typical crowds celebrating in New York City as the ball drops in Times Square.

Saturn and Jupiter

My humble view of yesterday’s conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter from my driveway. Peering at it glimmering through the tangle of branches was like looking ahead at 2021. It’s right in front of us, and yet there is so much standing in the way of the typical new year hope and wonder.