social distancing

Social Distancing: Getting Cantankerous

Playing Fortnite On A Phone Reminds Me That I Am Getting Older

  I think social distancing is making me realize I’m getting older. I definitely had an “old man yells at cloud” moment yesterday. I’ve been playing video games online with my Big Brothers/Big Sisters Little since we haven’t been meeting in person. Every time I call he’s playing Fortnite. He kept asking me to download it and the only device…

Social Distancing: Help With Hair

It's Either Sport A Mullet Or Get A Home Haircut

  I’ve put something off for too long during the pandemic. And it’s getting to the point where I have to do something. I’m talking about hair. It’s been more than four months since I’ve gotten a cut. Check out the clip of me in late February right after my last cut. Everything’s looking nice and tight. Now, it’s getting…

Social Distancing: Egg Salad

I Try To Expand My Cooking Portfolio With A BBQ Staple

  Let’s talk food. Backyard barbecue season is here. And I’m trying to branch out with my cooking as I’m eating at home more. I had a craving I normally don’t have yesterday for egg salad. So I made some. I’d actually never made it before so I looked up a recipe. My girlfriend low-key made fun of me for…

West Fargo Sports Arena and Hulbert Aquatic Center Enter Phase 2 Monday

The sports arena will be open to private rentals and competitions daily

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Sports activities are returning to a new normal in West Fargo. On Monday, both the Sports Arena and Hulbert Aquatic Center will transition into the second phase of reopening. The sports arena will be open to private rentals and competitions daily. One sheet of ice will be available to guests for use in fitness, technique, development…

Social Distancing: Enjoying A Drink

Plus, The Floor Is Lava In The Latest Social Distancing Guilty Pleasure Show

  Tuesday, I asked you how you’re lightening things up and trying to have some fun during the pandemic while trying to be safe. I went to the zoo. It was outdoors with plenty of space for social distancing. Joel sent this pic of how his dog is enjoying the pandemic. He’s just enjoying a drink in the yard. He…

Social Distancing: Do As The Bears Do

See How Grizzlies At The Chahinkapa Zoo Enforce Social Distancing

  My girlfriend and I celebrated two years together over the weekend. Happy anniversary, sweetie! It’s hard trying to find a proper way to celebrate during COVID-19. We didn’t want to travel anywhere too far, So we settled on a little day trip to the Chahinkapa Zoo, where even the animals were in on social distancing. One of their grizzlies…

Social Distancing: New Hobbies

Another Puzzling Development

  We’ve been sharing new hobbies that you guys have developed during social distancing, and I’ve been sharing some of mine too. But I might be in over my head with my new hobby. I was inspired to buy some puzzles. My mom loves em. We’ve shared stories of communities with puzzle swap sheds during the pandemic. Well, I did…

Social Distancing: In For The Long Haul

A Reminder That We've Made A Big Commitment To Fighting The Virus

  This social distancing thing is carrying on for a while. We’re about three months in, and COVID-19 rates are still rising in many parts of the country. I got a reminder about how long we’ve all been doing this yesterday. If you remember, I compared a couple different reusable mask types a little over a month ago. I’ve been…

Social Distancing: A Puzzling Development

Or, How I'm Turning Into My Mother

All this social distancing time is giving us time to cultivate new hobbies. It’s also making me realize I’m turning into my parents. We showed you the “puzzle swap” shed a woman in Maine created for her neighborhood to trade puzzles at a safe social distance. I hadn’t put a puzzle together in probably 15 years, but my mom has…

Fargo Park District Opens Community Pools With New Guidelines

The district has three indoor pools and five outdoor pools across Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. – Community members are being encouraged to wash their hands regularly and bring their own equipment like towels, sunscreen and water bottles. Chairs are going to be spaced out to promote social distancing between people. Guests are not required to wear masks, but are encouraged to. “Based on capacities, we’re either going up to 50% 250 at the…