Monday March 30: COVID Journal week 2; MD on lockdown

Well here we go neighbors! This lockdown just got real. Honestly my family has been locked down for a couple weeks now but now it is mandatory for everyone. And it should be! I *think* I’m okay right now but that seems to change hourly. Life seems like a dream— a dream that I’m unable…

Serving Cheverly Town Staff

Hello all! What a beautiful, beautiful day. I saw so many people out walking! Cheverly is so beautiful in spring and I’m grateful that the quarantine is happening now and not in winter. We ate outside as a family and so did our neighbors. It actually felt somewhat like a party. I wanted to share…

Saturday March 28th COVID Journal

Hi Cheverly! I have been an avid journal writer since I was 15 years old. I have a number of my old journals in my library at home and look at them every now and again. They are hands off for everyone else and that was how it has been for my entire life with…

COVID Journal Guest Post: Keeping Up Our Collective Spirits

Keeping Up Our Collective Spirits by Aimee Olivo Oh my goodness, this is so hard. I don’t need to go into how and why it is hard because it’s hard for everyone. It’s times like these that I’m even more grateful to live in Cheverly. Today I thought I’d highlight some of the many ways…

Wednesday March 18, COVID Journal Day 4: Let Your Kids Live

Is anybody else out there asking, “What day is it today?” I honestly cannot keep my days straight because COVID has me totally off schedule. My family also finds ourselves asking, “Do you think I have the coronavirus?!!!” Please tell me some of you can relate! My husband sent me this tweet today: Of course…

Tuesday March 17, COVID Day 3 Journal

I’ve been thinking a lot today about canceling my Italy trip in Aug.  I haven’t been able to bring myself to do it yet. Europe was my home for many years and I spent many weekends in Italy camping out at the beach. I found some cheap airline tickets over our Christmas break and bought…

Monday March 16: COVID Journal Day 2

Hello neighbors! How did everyone do today? I’d love for you to comment here or on Facebook. I got out of Cheverly today. I was actually in DC, Virginia and West Virginia all by 8:30am. Amazing how that works! My parents just sold their log home in WV so I drove out early to get…

Sunday March 15, COVID journal Day 1

Hello dear friends and neighbors. I just spent some time reading a blog from a beautiful soul that lives in Sicily. She is blogging about her experience being quarantined. I found myself feeling connected to her as I was reading her posts and decided that I’d use my time at home to do some blogging….