The Good List

See what's on our good list now for finding and giving joy safely from the comfort of your pod.  Bookmark the link and check in weekly.

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Tue, October 13, 2020 (repeats)

The Writing Hour


The National Portrait Gallery wants you to keep cultivating your creative side.  Writing is therapeutic and let's face it, we could all benefit from creative ways to cope with what we've been dealt. Be in the ZOOM where it happens. You'll have the opportunity to connect with other writers and share if you're comfortable.  BYOB.  It's free!

Click here for details.

Thur, October 15, 2020

MYO Pumpkin Arrangement


Flowers and Fancies is a boutique florist, purveyor of beauty, and agent for love.  Give yourself or someone else a treat to a virtual pumpkin arrangement class with beautiful succulents. 

Latte instructions not included. 

Click here for details.

Sat - Sun, October 17 - 18

Virtual Food  and Drink Festival

Cross the pond virtually and raise your glass and titillate your palate with the UK Telegraph’s award-winning food columnists, guest Michelin-starred chefs, mixologists, and the best in baking and barbecuing, to share recipes, tips, and tricks from their stoves ‒ and answer your burning questions as you follow along at home." British Bake Off’s Kim-Joy and Michelin-starred chefs Stephen Harris and Angela Hartnett are slated to appear. Book one session or enjoy the entire weekend!

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Thur - Sun, October 15 - 18, 2020

San Diego Film Festival 

(for everyone everywhere)

Take a virtual trip to sunny San Diego, for their annual film festival.  Passes for every experience and budget.  Virtual screenings and conversations with filmmakers, actors, and documentary contributors.  Drive-in options for locals!  Viewing art is one of the most powerful and healing pastimes. Film will always be on our good list.

Click here for details.

Thur, October 22, 2020


Chef Egg Live (Online!)

Chef Egg is cooking up the fall bounty and you're invited to prepare a family-style meal (or plenty of leftovers).  Make and enjoy a super salad, sweet potato gnocchi, and a whole herb-roasted chicken with instructions from cleaning to carving. Sign up ASAP.  Just $20 per household.  You'll get grocery lists and recipes in the mail so you're all ready for your live instructions with the chef@

Click here for details.

Fri - Sat, October 23 -  31, 2020

Choose carefully...

Escape the Haunted Mansion

We've listed Airbnb Experiences as one of our favorite Quarantine Connections options since its pivot to online experiences.  This one's perfect for Halloween. Get your scare on, safely, and solve mysteries in this 2-hour online scarefest. Ghouled times! 


The hours are set to accommodate the host's time zone in Indonesia. Choose carefully.

Ciick here for details

Fri-Sun, October 23-25, 2020

On your schedule!

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer  Annual Walk

Sign up to move - and for the movement. Cancer can't be eliminated by quarantine. Help continue the work of the American Cancer Society as they continue to fund critical research and provide essential services that have benefitted each of our lives in some way.  We've provided a link for you to find your city!  Go ahead.  Make some strides.

Click here for details.

Sat, November 7, 2020


Taste for Life Fun'raiser

The continuation of our most important charitable advocacy organizations is critical. The American Cancer Society is top of mind.


Their annual wine tasting fun'raiser is on(line) with an incredible lineup of musical performances, magic, a silent auction, and a gourmet meal from Gordon Ramsey with a purchase of their top ticket level. 

Click here for details.

Sun-Sun, November 22- 29,2020

On your schedule!

The Y Annual Turkey Trot

Y of Maryland is taking their 5K walk/run virtual which means anyone anywhere can contribute to this iconic community organization. All giving options should be so good for you!


Mixolo founder, Carolyn Walton Lynch, is featured here with her turklettes.  She's determined to continue the family tradition despite the pandemic that now separates them.

Ciick here for details