They do say “write what you know”

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I’ve resisted writing much of anything the past couple of months because I knew if I was going to write anything during this impossible time, it was probably going to be about distance learning. And who really wants to read one more word about that?

Oh well. I’m raising the white flag. I feel like I should write something to document my existence during the weirdest October ever, and since the only note I left myself in my writing file during the last six weeks is now the completely indecipherable “Chef Boyardee Pizza?”, it has to be distance learning.

Nine weeks into the school year, we’ve pretty well established our routine. Each of the boys have their own schedules that don’t line up at all, really, so sometimes both of them are on the computer doing live class and sometimes one is on and the other is on break. …


Andrew Knott

Writer, humorist, dad of three. Writing for Washington Post, McSweeney’s, Weekly Humorist, and more. Email: andrew@explorationsofambiguity.com

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