Hopeful, except not low-carb: http://sorrowbacon.com/comic/infinite-sadness by @Millie_Ho.
This is highly realistic, except for the “people talking on the phone” part: xkcd: Curbside
During a pandemic it didn’t seem safe to teach taiji indoors. But we missed the practice and the camaraderie. So we moved to the park, put on masks, and carried on.
I took a selfie after exercising the franchise.
Polls have been open for early voting for about 45 minutes. The room is pretty full, but everybody is masked and keeping proper social distance.
Yes, very sad. However, “limp along with half measures while a lot of people die,” is what I have on my pandemic bingo card. So: Score!
I’m glad I ordered my gymnastic rings when I did. I wish I’d gotten a kettlebell at the same time.
“GQ Magazine has coined the current equipment epoch ‘The Great Kettlebell Shortage of 2020.'”
In yet another dispatch from the productivity journal “Duh!”:
“Other research shows that one of the best ways to reduce transmission [of illness] in the workplace is to provide paid sick leave that encourages ill employees to stay home.”
Thought experiment: Imagine the death rate from Covid-19 were about 1/10th what we’re seeing, making it about as deadly as the flu; now imagine it’s about 10x what we’re seeing, making it about as deadly as smallpox. Would we respond differently?
“The plan is to have no plan, to let daily deaths between one and three thousand become a normal thing, and then to create massive confusion about who is responsible”