Category Archives: COVID19

Home School: When Iceland Defeated Britain: The Cod Wars (Short Animated Documentary) via History Matter on YouTube

  One video from an excellent YouTube channel!   Watch When Iceland Defeated Britain: The Cod Wars (Short Animated Documentary) via History Matter on YouTube An interesting link found among my daily reading Related Posts: On YouTube: British History’s Biggest … Continue reading

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You Can Now Play Cards Against Humanity Online With Your Mates via LADbible

As we all come to terms with the new rules about staying inside,, people are turning to online pub quizzes, bingo events and Netflix streaming parties to keep social while socially distancing .And if you’re looking for something else fun to try, you can now … Continue reading

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Parents Rejoice! Sesame Workshop Has Made 110 Sesame Street eBooks Free via Gizmodo

If your recent transition to working from home every day was made all the more challenging with a house full of kids not able to go to school, Big Bird and his Sesame Street gang are offering a little relief by making 110 ebooks … Continue reading

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A bunch of Amazon kids shows are now free even if you’re not a Prime member via TechHive

Attention parents with school-aged kids who have way too much time on their hands: Amazon has opened up 40 of its most popular family shows to stream for free to all, meaning you don’t need to be a Prime member to enjoy … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Kitchen: Risotto Milanese

Sunday night was the night for Risotto all milanese (Saffron Risotto in the Style of Milan). This is one of our “Recipes in Rotation” that we make about once a month. Rosanne had spent Saturday making stock and we often … Continue reading

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Home School: Whale experts launch free, virtual marine biology camp to entertain and inform kids via GeekWire

The scientists running Seattle-based Oceans Initiative more typically apply their marine mammal expertise to research on endangered orcas or conservation of white-sided dolphins in Washington’s Puget Sound. But the upside-down world of the new coronavirus and the closure of their nearly 6-year-old … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Kitchen – One Pot Chicken Marsala

Tonight’s dinner was my own ”cheater” version of chicken marsala – one of Rosanne’s favorite dishes. My version is a bit of a hodgepodge without a recipe but here my take. Ingredients: 2 Tbls Olive Oil 2 tsp corn starch … Continue reading

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FREE Audiobooks for kids (and adults) from Audible

No need to download or log in or anything. Click the book and start listening immediately! Maybe it’s time you finally read/listened to one of those classics, like Frankenstein, that you have always been meaning to read. — Douglas   … Continue reading

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Maps: Where LA And OC Families In Need Can Get Food While Schools Are Closed via LAist

Schools around Los Angeles and Orange counties have closed in an effort to prevent further spread of coronavirus. As LAUSD officials pointed out, that wasn’t an easy decision, because many families depend on schools for meals, child care, and services for students … Continue reading

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You Can Suspend Your Federal Student Loan Payments for Two Months via Lifehacker

Our loans are through Navient. While they have a COVID-19 notice about the internet rates being set to 0%, under their forbearance section I am not yet seeing a COVID-19 forbearance choice, so it looks like lenders are still catching … Continue reading

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