Lt. Eleanor Whalen of Chicago (Army transport nurse), Major Edward Rector (AVD flyer), and Lt. Frances Bullock of the D.C. Army Medical Center on the steps of Walter Reed in May 1943 Credit: Ann Rosener, via <a href="">the Library of Congress</a>

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 66: May 25

What we’re reading:

What we’re watching:

  • Asian Americans, a documentary series for PBS
  • Amigo, the 2010 John Sayles film about the Philippine-American War in 1900 (streamable on Vudu and Amazon Prime)

What we’re listening to:

What we’ve got on the grill: