If you live in NYC, or are curious about NYC COVID stats, here’s the link you need

This website is a treasure trove of up-to-date info on the COVID numbers for NYC. I usually go straight to "Percent Positive and Test Rate by Zip Code (last 7 days"). Click on Table, then type in the zip code. Eureka! https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-data.page

Best eggnog without eggs

https://www.epicurious.com/expert-advice/best-eggnog-storebought-vegan-article? The Best Eggnog Has No Eggs in It BY KENDRA VACULIN December 1, 2020 Photo by Joseph De Leo, Food Styling by Pearl Jones All products featured on Epicurious are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. There are plenty of sensible … Continue reading Best eggnog without eggs

WA Post of 2020 best romances list is newly inclusive

Best romance novels of 2020 (Aysha Tengiz/for The Washington Post) By Sarah WendellNovember 19, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. ESTAdd to list In addition to comfy pants and my dishwasher, reading romance got me through 2020. These stories will get you through the holidays and the last nine decades of 2020. Here’s to a brighter 2021 … Continue reading WA Post of 2020 best romances list is newly inclusive

Black Lives Matter having an impact on willingness to examine Jim Crow laws

Personally, I don't believe that the Supreme Court would have been willing to consider the intended effect of non-unanimous juries in southern states without the Black Lives Matter movement. I believe that everyone is just a bit more aware of how blacks are treated differently in large and small ways that impact their lives differently … Continue reading Black Lives Matter having an impact on willingness to examine Jim Crow laws

Without bars or sports to watch with buddies, male friendships are changing

The stresses and pressures of the COVID world with its isolation, working from home, and wiping out of many places where men could easily congregate has pushed men to consider whether drinking with their buddies was enough to constitute a friendship. This article does an excellent job of describing a possible future when males will … Continue reading Without bars or sports to watch with buddies, male friendships are changing

Clickable links to best-of 2020 lists from the WA Post

Click thru to your heart's delight. Too many lists to post them one by one. Am posting just one. 50 notable works of fiction 50 notable works of nonfiction More best-of lists: Science fiction, fantasy and horror | Thrillers and mysteries | Romance novels | Graphic novels | Audiobooks | Children’s books | Poetry collections … Continue reading Clickable links to best-of 2020 lists from the WA Post

Easy way to make your coffee taste less bitter

Don't overdo the treatment. You shouldn't taste what you've done -- only that your coffee tastes better. wellandgood.com/how-to-make-coffee-less-bitter/ ‘I’m a Food Scientist, and This Trick Makes Your Coffee Less Bitter’ Tehrene Firman・November 28, 2020 Despite my very best efforts, I’ve never been the type of person who can drink their coffee black. If it’s not … Continue reading Easy way to make your coffee taste less bitter

@1bike1world on Instagram – visit and fall in love with Nala

I found an article somewhere (not this one) about a Scot bicycle around the globe who happened upon a stray cat in his travels. They now travel as a pair and their adventures are marvelous. There's now even a book out that's a top seller. The photos along the way are partly taken from a … Continue reading @1bike1world on Instagram – visit and fall in love with Nala

Make your face masks fit better

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/637725/better-fitting-face-mask-trick Doctor’s 60-Second Trick Makes Any Face Mask Fit Better BY Michele Debczak November 25, 2020 Mika Baumeister, Unsplash As face masks have become part of daily life, people have come up with innovative ways to make them more comfortable and effective. There are tricks for masking up without hurting your ears, fogging up your … Continue reading Make your face masks fit better

Getting the most of your KitchenAid stand mixer

https://www.purewow.com/food/kitchenaid-stand-mixer-mistakes? The 3 Sins of Using a KitchenAid Stand Mixer, According to a Former Pastry Cook (Who Learned the Hard Way) By Katherine Gillen | Nov. 24, 2020 Dear Katherine, I love my KitchenAid stand mixer, but I can’t help but wonder if I’m using it correctly. Sometimes my chocolate chip cookies bake up like rocks, … Continue reading Getting the most of your KitchenAid stand mixer

Reheat pizza to how it tasted on delivery

This method isn't particularly difficult or slow if you'd like to eat your pizza hot the next day. https://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/a34777157/how-to-reheat-pizza/ Exactly How to Reheat Pizza So Tastes as Good as Before No. More. Soggy. Slices. By Christopher Michel Nov 25, 2020 Jonathan Boulton When it comes to quick and easy comfort food dinners, there are plenty … Continue reading Reheat pizza to how it tasted on delivery