Tell us about a skill or hobby that you've started or picked back up since the COVID-19 shutdown.
Alicia Schimmels Kane: Water coloring has been a good distraction.
Hank Greer: I am teaching myself how to write music notation so I can put my songs on paper instead of keeping them in my head.
Jesse Vaughan: I'm painting when I can find supplies. Was going to do some acrylic work but they're out.
Sarah Welliver: I have started bread baking... trying to perfect sourdough!
Brendan Flynn: Learning more songs on my bass guitar. My six string is feeling neglected.
Chelsea Inman: Sourdough baking with the starter I made from scratch. It's been so rewarding!
Casey Smith: I am dehydrating fruit and vegetables, doing embroidery and cooking more while my 17-year-old son makes soap for the homeless every Monday and has started growing a dwarf orange tree, bell peppers and has hydroponic greens growing. Keeping busy helps us stay positive while staying safe.
Rayna Ehrgott: Learning videography/editing videos and taking better pictures too.
Kate Pogue Rau: Eating is my new superpower. And gardening, which I always believed I hated until now.
Charity Luthy: Embroidery. I've been embroidering face masks for friends and family.
Jessa J. E. Lewis: I've started getting serious about writing, up to 11k words in a day.
Lee Ann Mauk: Creating patterns and weaving them on my floor loom.
Rebekkeh Allen: Diamond art paint.
Michael McMullen: Minecraft.
Sabrina Sorger: Working on my kids' dream of becoming YouTube stars. ♦Normally, we ask our question of the week of people we randomly encounter on the street. But with the Inland Northwest in lockdown, we instead asked our followers on social media to share their thoughts.