This could be us, but I have to pass an application process first. Credit: Courtesy the Library of Congress (George Grantham Bain Collection, 1910)

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.

Days 29 and 30: April 18 and 19

What we’re reading:

What we’re listening to:

Which adoptable dogs we are thinking about adding to our pack:

What online livestream events we’re looking forward to: