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Quarantine Blog, Day One-Hundred and One

Well. Here we are. It’s 11:15 on a Friday night, and we’ve reached the final day of dailies. It’s been one-hundred and one days since I was laid off from my job, and I had nothing better to do but start a blog and talk about how the little things in quarantine were annoying me.

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Quarantine Blog, Day One-Hundred

You’re probably thinking wow Micah, one hundred days of quarantine, and things are finally turning around. That’s a fine thought. But also, let’s take a moment to remember that we’re still living in a pandemic. People are still dying in droves. We’re not out of the woods just because outdoor seating at bars are open

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Quarantine Blog, Day Ninety-Eight

The rain only dropped on the brim of my hat, avoiding my glasses, and keeping my gaze clear to see the clouds rolling over my head. Casting the road, in a beautiful grey. That one brought old memories. Those old grays and blues. I’ve told you about them before. Lying in the grass, my jacket

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Quarantine Blog, Day Ninety-Six

My father had expressed to me his curiosities before. About religion, and life, and love. I watch as he continues to learn, and tries to better himself. He tells me what books he’s liked. And I pretend that I’ve been reading them. . Happy Fathers Day. . . . Micah Mabey

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Quarantine Blog, Day Ninety-Five

As An Artist “The role of the artist is to make the revolution irresistible.” TONI CADE BAMBARA “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” PABLO PICASSO “To be an artist is to fail, as no other dare fail, that failure is his world and the shrink from desertion, art and craft,

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Quarantine Blog, Day Ninety-Four

I cracked open a New Yorker again, we haven’t heard that name on the blog for a bit, I know. It was the June 8 & 15, 2020 issue. “The Fiction Issue” they called it. Full of fiction stories, by writers that you know, and should know. Immediately, I was taken by a piece from

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Quarantine Blog, Day Nintey-Two

One hundred days is coming up. And that’s the day that we’ll call it. Because, god, it’s time to call it. After only missing a single day in the whole thing. It’s hard have kept it up like this. I’m struggling with what to say at this point. Maybe it’s felt like this since day

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Black Lives Matter

Quarantine Blog, Day Ninety-One.

It was not Black Lives Matter spirit week. We are still going through with this revolution. But it’s hard to stay on track, when issues are arising all over the world. Tensions between North and South Korea are boiling and erupting. China and India are gunning down the others lives. We’re still dying by the

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Quarantine Blog, Day Eighty-Nine

Welcome To Another Exciting Episode of Today On The Internet. On today’s episode, we meet a man on Facebook. He’s about six feet tall, totally balding, and loves baseball. Oh, also he doesn’t believe that systemic racism exists. In case you think that it’s over; there are still people saying “all lives matter,” and “if

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Quarantine Blog, Day Eighty-Seven

In “8:46,” named for the length of time that the cop had his knee on George Floyd’s neck, Dave Chappelle turns his usual comedy on its head, throws it out the window, and transforms his stage into a pulpit. Through Netflix’s comedy hub on YouTube, Chappelle released a sobering half-hour performance on Thursday night; one

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Quarantine Blog, Day Eighty-Six

Today is a warning post. And it’s because I’ve been staring at this screen for twenty minutes as the sun softly sets, and I can’t think of anything else to write. I’m here today to let you know what the future holds for this blog. We’ve only got a few days left. Less than fifteen,

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