How Fast Can You Pedal?

Day 36

And it is the start of Week 6 at home. That is a very strange thing to write; at times it feels that long and at others it doesn’t seem quite that long. It feels long, but six weeks sounds crazy.

This weekend was beautiful and warm.  It was also really windy. I was outside a lot on Saturday and by the time evening rolled around, my allergies were so worked up by whatever was blowing in the wind that my eyes looked like I’d gone 12 rounds in a boxing ring. It was incredibly attractive. It was also incredibly uncomfortable.

I hid inside yesterday and, thankfully, my eyes have returned to their normal shape and size. I was surprised that I had that reaction so quickly after the SNOW STORM the day before, but this is my first spring in this area of the state.  I guess I will be learning as I go as far as the allergies are concerned.

Arden and I have finished up our schooling for the day. Today was relatively painless. We started a new section in Science and are learning about energy. We got to learn about an amusement park in Italy where all of the rides are powered by human effort. We decided that while it looked cool and fun, neither of us would want to work that hard to ride a roller coaster! However, if we were given the chance to go to Italy TODAY and pedal our way through a bunch of amusement park rides – we’d jump on it in a second because it would get us OUT OF THIS HOUSE!!!

We also watched a demonstration of how scientists can (through burning food with liquid oxygen and a flame) determine which foods have more calories.  In case you are interested- cheese puffs have more calories than marshmallows. The more you know…

Nothing else to report on this lovely Monday.   Are we there yet?

News of the Day:

Over 2.4 million people worldwide have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. More than 160,000 people have died.

The United States has had nearly 760,000 confirmed coronavirus cases and more than 40,000 deaths.

The U.S., Mexico and Canada are extending restrictions on non-essential travel across their shared borders for an additional 30 days.

As some areas of the U.S. begin relaxing social distancing restrictions, a new poll showed a majority of Americans fear easing those guidelines could result in more deaths.

Plan of the Day:

Laundry. Still working my way through the Good Wife. 

See you tomorrow!

Cheers!

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