If you can be anything, be kind – I have retreated from the news because it’s detrimental to my health but I did hear one woman on TV complaining about the lockdown. She was marching in a demonstration. She cried, “I can’t get my hair or nails done!” She sounded like a petulant child denied a bowl of ice cream. Clearly she knows no one who is getting chemo or is compromised. Or any healthcare employees working their butts off. When I see that I am embarrassed that they are my species. I truly believe our governors (at least most) are doing the best they can, making adjustments as they go. Armchair quarterback is so easy especially when you don’t have all the facts or the responsibility.
A lot things don’t make sense these days – Shipping is one of them. I had to get a replacement for my tracker watch (that’s a post in itself). It was under warranty. It took 10 days to get here from two states away. A drive of 12 hours at the most. It was a watch head so they could have mailed it through the post office in an envelope quicker. I ordered shoes that came from the west coast (complete other side of the country). They came in four days. Both were delivered by the big shipping companies. Do they offer a “deliver by slow boat to China” option for replacements? Sure seems so. Why does something you really want take forever?
Is the new normal more casual? – I am wearing my fabulously comfy stretchy bras. It’s cooler here and I’m not yet wearing tee-shirts. I don’t see anyone anyway. I don’t know how I will explain to the girls that they will need to get strapped in again. It won’t be a good discussion. There is also an inch of dust on my makeup. Hope I remember how to put it on.
Full disclosure – I have a dry cough. I’ve had it since January. It only happens a few times a day and it’s a single cough. It’s not the coronavirus. I am terrified it will happen in public. In today’s climate people will not only shun me but I may get tarred, feathered and run out of town. People are getting really crazy these days. Too much time for conspiracy theories. Domestic violence is up and that’s not a good sign. More people should do puzzles.
Masks – I made an extra set of masks out of an old nightgown. (Picture tiny blue floral pattern splashed across the beloved husband’s face!) My cats are fascinated. Two of the cats have stolen and chewed on the elastic. They didn’t do that to the old one. Hmmm…I wonder if cat saliva has healing aspects. (Yes, I did wash it.)
So how was your week?