• Life,  Writing

    590 Days in a Row

    by On the 20th of March of 2020, five days after almost everything else had shut down for COVID, a week after I’d had to have individual conversations with the 70+ staff in my department that the casino was shutting down for a few weeks while society got a grip on COVID (and no, we didn’t know exactly how long, but the indications we’d been given suggested we’d be open again before summer – look back on that now and choose your emotional reaction), upper management gave most of the rest of us the same speech, ultimately leaving just the General Managers and the site Maintenance Managers for our district,…

  • Writing

    25 Days in a Row Blogging

    by Which is pretty cool. I mean, it’s easy to be consistent when you’ve got the “extra” time, but the number of times I’ve posted this many days in a row in the past is very small, and each (both?) of those were for specific projects. Since the pandemic started forcing things closed in Ontario, I’ve been averaging about 4 posts per week. Before that, in 2020, I was averaging 3 posts every two weeks. June has been a huge increase. I’m not sure if it’s because I’ve got more to write about or because more of what I want to write about has a better chance of making it…