I Got the Shot!

I am vaccinated against COVID-19 – at least, the first of two shots.

It wasn’t as difficult to get an appointment as I’d expected, although I had to attempt signups and do online chats on several websites. I ended up at a Fred Meyer (supermarket) pharmacy, far from my neighborhood haunts, on Monday morning.

A Year to Remember – or Forget?


NBC News has has been asking people to send in their “last photo before lockdown." This is mine.

Words in the News

As a word nerd, I’m delighted to report the recent proliferation of news about words. As a writer and editor, I’m always examining words – where they come from, why an author chose one over another, which word will give just the right emphasis to an argument or a product plug.

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