My Leg Hair is Getting Beasty

And 11 Other Solo-Quarantine Happenings

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Photo: sina.com.cn

1. Going Gray

I decided to go au natural way before quarantine. My timing was impeccable.

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selfie by me, with the app Hair Color

2. Paint

I don’t want to admit this but I followed a YouTube video to make this painting. I didn’t follow it exactly, as I was using materials and colors I had in the house, but that made it even more fun.

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photo by me, again

3. Take a Bajillion Selfies

I attempt to capture the pretty, the soft, the act-as-if-someone-is-quarantining-with-me-and-making-me-laugh shots as well as the silly and darker moods.

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selfies and selfie menagerie by…ME!
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Yep, you guessed it — selfies by me — in a mood.

4. Be SO Excited About Garbage Day

Seriously, Thursdays are THE SHIT. I get to go outside with a purpose and use my muscles to lug the garbage and recyclables to the curb. It is so exciting to have a real-deal reason to be out on the Brooklyn street.

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garbage selfie by moi

5. Hang My Clothes on the Fire Escape to Dry

I know hanging clothes out to dry is normal and many people do it, but in 51 years, I never have. I started quarantine by washing my clothes in the tub and then graduated to the kitchen sink because it’s waaaay easier on my back.

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fire escape shot by me

6. Become Disgusted with Humanity

One day I needed to get out and so I took a drive to a park near the Verrazano Bridge. I was horrified to see so many New Yorkers sans face masks!

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Verrazano Bridge disdain for the humans of NYC photo by me

8. Cook My Ass Off

Every day, three meals a day. I made this potato dish for Passover and I social-distanced-brought one over to my daughter, which made my mama heart very happy. I love to cook and share food.

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kitchen food porn by, yep, me

9. Washing Dishes all Day Long

A girl has got to eat, ya know?!

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10. Mismatch

Honestly, I only did this once.

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sitting on the couch, amused by the mismatch selfie by, you guessed it, ME!

10. Photo Journalist the Streets of Brooklyn With the Intention to Write a Very Serious Medium Article Documenting It All

But never do.

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11. Snuggle with My New Teddy Bear

I have wanted a teddy bear for a long time and thank goodness I followed the voice to order this cutie-patootie when quarantine first hit.

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teddy bear selfie by MEEEEEE

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Coach & Writer. Musings on being a woman, creator of Body Love, alchemist, mother, brendafredericks.com

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