70 Days of Mom — A Tale of Quarantine — Episode Four

Bob Dumont
10 min readJul 30, 2020

Episode Four — Chicken

March, 27th.

Supplies are low. The pots sit silently on the stove. We are tearing paper towels in half as we have not been able to buy a single roll anywhere. Toilet paper has been rationed. We have taken the cardboard center of toilet rolls past and used them to split-up and rewind the remaining roll between the four of us. Robert, my 22-year-old son, simply uses way too much of it to keep a single sharable roll.

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Bob Dumont

Writer. Programmer. Dad. Husband. Concerned. If I knew, I would know.