Jami normally has an art project going. When we started our own shelter in place Jami began a new one under #30DAYARTQUARANTINE inspired by another artist. The body of work certainly has themes and one of them I thought was particularly interesting was the children's books. We, like many of you, have kids in our… Continue reading Quarantine Art
We're about 2 weeks into our own shelter-in-place situation at our house and I've been watching a few sites on a regular basis. Specifically the State of Iowa IDPH Site and the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering dataset. After watching these sites change, I keep wondering how far off the model is… Continue reading More Iowa Covid-19 Growth Data
Like many of you in Iowa, I sat with my family listening to Governor Reynold's press conference this afternoon. First and foremost, I want to applaud the State of Iowa, Governor Reynolds personally, and her staff for doing what is a very hard thing —keeping composure in an exceptionally unknown and dynamic time. Whether or… Continue reading If Shelter-in-place isn’t mandated in Iowa, what can we do?
For the first time I had a meeting cancel due to a COVID-19 death. The depth of sadness I feel for those impacted right now is something I can feel, but I can't describe. This was definitely a wake up call for me. I'm not a doctor and I can't provide care to others but… Continue reading Moving Iowa quickly to shelter in place