Tag Archives: COVID-19

Interesting COVID risk assessment tool

My family lives in Walton County, and my sister seems to think that because they live in the country, they are immune to the COVID-19 virus.  Meanwhile, I am trying to protect my parents, who are in there 70’s, and keep everyone safe. It’s hard to explain probability when you have no data, but this […]

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Coping with COVID: The music of the pandemic

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Berthold Auerbach, German-Jewish poet and author Colin performs Last week, Colin Bragg (reserves coordinator) gave an acoustic guitar/synthesizer concert on Facebook. His style is a mixture of soundscapes, from a folksy stroll in the woods to walking in a spacesuit and beyond. His […]

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Coping with COVID: What would you do if you found four baby opossums?

“You can’t put this possum in a cage.” – George Jones, country music singer As our Emory and LITS leaders encourage us to continue to stay the course, it is nice to rejoice in the little things that help us keep our sanity day by day, week by week, in this strange, new world. Homemade […]

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Coping with COVID: Taking time for the little things

“In order to see the birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence.” – Robert Lynd, writer from Belfast, Ireland Baby birds survive tornado-strength winds Because of being stuck at home, Yuanyuan Sui (application developer, Application Development) began discovering more interesting things around her house. Two weeks ago, she found a nest […]

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Coping with COVID: Would YOU grow a Carolina Reaper?

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene, author As we continue forward, abnormal is becoming the new normal. All of us are striving, striving, striving to keep our lives and jobs from overwhelming us during this situation. It’s easy to get […]

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ECDS adjusts to COVID-19

Everyone is dealing with a tremendous amount of change in their work life as well as in their personal lives and we hope everyone is successfully making their way through these crazy times. In ECDS, we have had to make some adjustments, even though a good portion of our work can be done remotely and […]

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Coping with COVID: LITS continues to adjust to the long road ahead

“My barn having burned down, I can now see the moon.” – Mizuta Masahide, 17th Century Japanese poet and samurai As we conclude a third week of divisional telecommuting, and as the news begins to confirm that remote access to Emory is going to be the norm for a while, LITS employees continue to find […]

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