Ella stays at home—and tries to work? Credit: John Dunlevy

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 53: May 12

What we’re reading:

What we’re watching:

What we’re listening to:

What we’re drinking:

Beer we’re looking forward to picking up in cans: