Day 27 of Quarantine and Counting

It’s official: In a few hours, my wife and I will have been in quarantine for four weeks. About the best I can say is that it doesn’t suck.

It’s been four weeks, but we’ve got plenty of food left.  I’ve restocked eggs, chocolate, pretzels tortilla chips and sparkling water, which this experience has taught me are apparently all we really need to be happy.  Well, perhaps, I should add bacon.  Thanks to careful rationing, we have eaten only four pounds and I have eight pounds left in the freezer.  We have not eaten any Spam, but I’m on my third loaf of homemade bread and this one turned out perfectly!

Speaking of food, our Amazon Pantry order came today, two days early.  I checked their website last night, and it said delivery was scheduled for Saturday.  This morning we got a text from the driver saying they left our Amazon delivery at the gate, which we keep locked unless we are expecting a delivery.  My wife says she’ll run out to get it, but I tell her that I should probably go.  Why? Because we got two cases of flavored sparkling water, and they’re pretty heavy to lug back up the driveway. We both go.  I grab the big box.  She grabs the small one.  “This one is pretty light!” she says, rubbing it in.  “Good, you can close the gate and then hold the door back at the house,” I tell her.  She does.

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