Lemon thyme shortbread with earl grey glaze: tea and cookies Credit: Taryn Allen

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 21: April 10

What we’re cooking:

What we’re watching:

  • YouTube tutorials for skateboard tricks and hair braiding
  • Breaking Bad (yet again; I will defend this show’s quality forever)

What we’re reading:

What we’re listening to:

  • Goodbye Honolulu’s album Heavy Gold (released today)