Tag Archive | "Shelter in Place"

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One Bright Thing

Posted on 08 May 2020 by , , , , , , , , , , and

Introduction By Professor Steve Mark, Advisor to Horizons   In this article in April,  The New York Times posed an important question to some of its long-time reporters:  In these dark days, what’s one bright thing?    For this assignment, I posed the same question to Horizons staff.   What is “one bright thing” for you during these sometimes […] Continue Reading…

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Becoming Active or Lazy in Quarantine?

Posted on 01 May 2020 by

How have you felt about this “social distancing” so far? I am sure you’re sitting down on the couch binge watching that new Netflix series, and eating away. Maybe even putting your recliner right next to the refrigerator waiting to eat again. Instead of doing that, why not get up on your feet and try […] Continue Reading…

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A New Skill a Day Keeps the Boredom Away

Posted on 10 April 2020 by

You’ve all heard the phrase “Where words fail, music speaks.” Well, I think we’re all at a loss for words when trying to converse about our current state of affairs. We continue to repeat the same descriptors: boring, lame, annoying, boring. Let’s change it up a little: instead of talking about COVID-19 and quarantine, sing […] Continue Reading…

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Tiger King During Quarantine

Posted on 10 April 2020 by

If you’re looking for an entertaining way to spend a day of quarantine, I suggest watching the Tiger King documentary. This exhilarating documentary follows exotic animal enthusiasts and their journey in the business throughout the years. The main character of the show, Joe Exotic, is a big entertainer. He has a knack for excitement and […] Continue Reading…

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Play It Loud

Posted on 10 April 2020 by

A reason to escape, a reason to get my energy up, a reason to take my frustrations out. Being in my house and sitting behind my drum-kit there’s no other place I’d rather be. Being inside with this self-isolation, there’s really no other place I could be.  I’ve been a drummer for almost my whole […] Continue Reading…

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An “Instrumental” Activity During Quarantine

Posted on 10 April 2020 by

Amidst the current pandemic, there has never been a greater opportunity to pick back up playing my instruments.  The last time I even acknowledged my violin was for a sculpture project last semester. Before that it had just been laying in the corner of my room, in its case, collecting dust for the past five […] Continue Reading…