greygirlbeast (greygirlbeast) wrote,

Silent Spring Redux ( I )

A sunny day. We made it to 77˚F, and it is now 62˚F.

It was also a very, very bad day. Most are now. I've been silent since 2 p.m. or so, because sometimes that helps. Maybe I'll remain silent until this passes, in June or July or when the hell ever.

I'm tired of Kurt Vonnegut writing my life.

Right now, every living human being on the plant is a potential threat to my life. And to Kathryn's life. And the lives of everyone else I care about.

I left the house for the first time in about ten days today, for a very short walk around the building, and it felt profoundly irresponsible.

But hey, we got a fucking cute Google doodle out of this.

The ADPH has now confirmed 1,535 cases of Covid-19 in Alabama, with 369 in Jefferson County and 115 in Shelby County.


Tonight we watched the Season finale of The Magicians, and we're working our way through Season 3 of Ozark.

Aunt Beast

3:13 p.m.
Tags: anxiety, bad days, covid-19, fear, good tv, kurt vonnegut, outside, ozark, quietdays, shut in, silence

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