Stress-Induced Archives

Apr 6, 2020

Totally Normal Start to the Year

Don’t even know why I’m making this post, as 2020 has been entirely normal so far.

…So yeah, there’s no way in my last post I could have predicted that COVID-19 would essentially cancel the second quarter (if not half) of 2020. Sure, at the end of 2019 I was aware of the rapid spread and quarantine in Wuhan but I (and it seems everyone else) didn’t anticipate it would spread worldwide. The previous viruses like SARS and Bird Flu seemed much more contained and…”over there,” so to speak. But it escalated so rapidly “over here” in the last few weeks, especially here in NYC.
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Apr 27, 2019

Trials of Procuring a Mobile Device in 2019

When did upgrading your phone become so complicated?

Why am I getting a new phone in the first place? Honestly, my current phone (Galaxy S6, which I got back in Jan 2016) still works fine for the most part. BUT since Samsung has decided to stop pushing/supporting updates for it, my work apps (I know, SO SPOOKY, having work have access to my personal phone!) all got wiped due to my device being “out of compliance”. It’s a little hard to say I’m “on-call” when I can’t respond unless I’m near my laptop.
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Nov 9, 2016

Election 2016

Oh America…Can I go back to the Berenstein universe now?