Credit: Kerry Reid

At 5 PM Saturday, March 21, Governor J.B. Pritzker’s COVID-19 Executive Order No. 8, aka the Stay at Home order, took effect. Here’s a daily-ish journal of how Reader staff, our friends, family—and our pets—are spending our time.

Day 20:  April 9

What we’re reading:

  • Becoming a Man: The Story of a Transition by P. Carl
  • Her First American by Lore Segal
  • Back issues of the New Yorker 

What we’re listening to:

  • Birds on the telephone line outside the window

What we’re watching:

  • Schitt’s Creek series finale on Pop

What we’re eating:

How we’re exercising:

  • Brooding