Snowflakes are drifting past, hanging in the air like giant virus particles.
Here I am, wearing one of the facemasks Jackie made, ready to go to the grocery store, or the mail room, or the laundry, or whatever.
Too bad the Fed doesn’t have any epidemiologists. Or virologists working on vaccines.
My brother adds, “They probably don’t even have any mixologists.”
Of course, it is cocktail hour…
New policy, for the duration: Unless I know your establishment provides paid sick time to waiters, waitresses, cooks, busboys, dishwashers, and bartenders, I won’t eat there, and I won’t drink there.
Vicki Robin of Your Money or Your Life is right about responding to Covid-19 if you’re financially independent:
I wake up every morning asking, “What can I do for others to ease their material or psychological pain as Covid-19 upends our lives?” and “How can I use my leadership in communities of influence to increase vigilance where people are slack and calm where people are freaked?” The privilege of financial independence is the ability to serve.