(January 2) President Trump ordered the assassination of Iranian Commander Qassem Suleimani at the Baghdad airport.  (MSNBC)

(January 8) "Iran Strikes at U.S. in Iraq" (Los Angeles Times)

(January 15) The House delivered the Articles of Impeachment to the Senate. (Twitter)

(January 21) Impeachment trial started. (all networks)

(January 31) The U.S. Senate voted 51-49 against calling witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial with only two Republicans (Mitt Romney and Susan Collins) voting to call witnesses. (ABC News)

(February 5) The U.S. Senate voted 52-48 to acquit Trump.  One Republican senator (Mitt Romney) voted to remove the president. (MSNBC)

(February 20) Roger Stone was sentenced to 40 months in prison for lying to Congress etc. (all media)


Quarantine hair with granddaughter Ripley.

(August 2020) Lorna started a new quilt.


(October 2, 2020) Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19 and was air-lifted to Walter Reed hospital.  (all media)

(October 30, 2020) With four days remaining before election day, national polling averages show that Joe Biden has an 8.8% lead in the popular vote, and an 89.5% probability of winning the Electoral College vote.  (fivethirtyeight.com)  There are predictions that 100 million people will vote early and that the total votes will exceed 150 million. (various)

(November 6, 2020) Three days after "election day", vote counting in Pennsylvania gave Joe Biden a lead in the state that would give him 273 electoral votes and the presidency.  Three other states (Georgia, Arizona and Nevada) are also trending in Biden's favor, and combinations of any two of these states could also give Biden 270+ electoral votes in case that the Pennsylvania vote turns against Biden.  At this point, Biden leads Trump by four million in the popular votes. (www.dailykos.com)

(November 7, 2020) CNN has called the 2020 Presidential Election for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris!

(November 12, 2020) Arizona has been called for Biden/Harris by major networks (CNN, NBC).  The Democrats now have 290 electoral votes.

(November 13, 2020) NBC is the first network to call the final electoral college vote of 306 to 232 in favor of Biden/Harris.

(November 19, 2020) Recount of votes in Georgia confirms that Biden won the state by 12,284 votes. (CNN)

(December 4, 2020) The second recount of votes in the state of Georgia was called for Biden/Harris.  The Democrats received over 81 million votes and won the election popular vote by more than 7 million votes. (NBC)

(December 14, 2020) Biden/Harris win Electoral College 302-232 after California vote with Hawaii yet to be counted.  (CNN)