A never-ending virtual birthday cheers! Credit: Brianna Wellen

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 46: May 5, birthday party edition

Who has thrown a Zoom 30th birthday party: