Distracting a Pre-Occupied Mind. COVID-19 Edition

As any long time reader of this blog will know, I like spreadsheets. We’re in a pandemic, which if it wasn’t all so darned apocalyptic, is like super exciting for number nerds. So I’ve got a thread going on Twitter over the past week and it’s been fun. And again, by fun I mean, a […]

Learning from the past

One hundred years ago, during the last pandemic —- the H1N1 influenza virus known then as Spanish Flu —- swept the world while the world was also at war and this poster circulated in newspapers in Canada. Maybe even in Port Alberni. Today’s pandemic is from a different virus, the SARS-related 2019 corona virus or […]