The Wilde Ride for 04/07/2020

Don’t get upset about a tiger getting tested for COVID-19 over a person. It’s a totally different test. And it’s also important to study how this disease could be transferred from humans to animals.

Nostalgia could hurt a little but it’s actually good for you.

Some day in the future you might be able to text with your mind.

Celebs are warning fans about how scary COVID-19 can be.

P!nk and her son both tested positive and she said “It’s been really, really scary.”

And Christopher Cross also had it and calls it “possibly the worst illness I’ve ever had.”

Here are directions to make your own masks at home with stuff you might already have.

Check out Bob, the deer who has adopted a family and their dog.

That’s all for now. Be well, Wilde Ones. Catch you tomorrow. <3 Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 04/06/2020

It had to happen. The coronavirus baby names have started.

Some big-box stores are going to stop selling nonessentials in Vermont.

More good news for theater fans in quarantine: Andrew Lloyd Webber is streaming his musicals for free online.

Trying to keep quarantined kids entertained and educated is a challenge that many parents are facing right now. So The Sesame Workshop is doing its best to help. They’ve just made over 100 ebook titles available for free!

The CMT awards have been postponed. The show will now happen this fall.

And there’s some promising research that could result in a new COVID-19 vaccine.

I hope you and yours are staying safe and well. Much love. <3 Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 04/03/2020

My heart breaks a little more every day hearing the list of musicians and others we’ve lost to COVID-19. Jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. is the latest.

You might have to do some stretching to enjoy the latest online class. The Rockettes will teach you how to dance.

In today’s “People Helping People” news:

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft did this.

The CEO of Comcast did this.

And Oprah did this.

The USPS could possibly close down by June? That’s when they’re going to run out of money.

Stimulus checks are coming but some people will have to wait longer than others to get the money.

And the merger between Sprint and TMobile is finally, officially, a done deal.

I hope you’re still hanging in there and doing OK. It sounds weird to say have a good weekend. So I’ll just say be safe, stay strong and keep hanging in there, friends. <3 Jennifer

The Wilde Ride for 04/01/2020

Your social isolation time could be the perfect time to learn to play guitar. And Fender is offering 3 months of free lessons.

Here’s some good news that was created from the pandemic, the hole in the ozone is shrinking.

You know that person that has a great sense of direction? They could be a Magnetoreceptor!

Finally, a use for whey… a creamery in Oregon is making vodka with it.

Sports fans begged ESPN to save them from a sportsless world during COVID-19 isolation and they listened.


If you’re getting antsy at home, google street view can let you travel virtually.

That’s it for today. Stay safe and keep hangin’ in there! <3 Jennifer