Butternut squash oat muffins Credit: Maya Dukmasova

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 40: April 29

What we’re reading:

What we’re listening to:

  • Steamin’with the Miles Davis Quintet

What we’re watching:

  • Mrs. America on Hulu

What we’re cooking: