After making it through the workday somehow, I’m waiting for Hal at the local grocery store. We made a stop at Lowe’s to pick up some more boxes for the move in less than a month. My unconscious energy is ebbing fast, and that is why I pulled out my phone and started writing to stay alert and awake.
Allegedly, Hal will be done soon and we can go home. I’m sitting in front of the store like an old man while waiting. At least the Muzak system is playing “Overjoyed” by Stevie Wonder,
As I was writing that last sentence, some woman entered the grocery store and went to the customer service counter near where I was sitting. This nasty woman sneezed about 12 times in rapid succession before I walked around the back of the customer service desk to get out of the store before she could spread any more germs around. Thankfully, Hal came out at the same time and we headed home. I’m going to take a nice hot shower.
After that shower, I feel so much better. It’s time to think about dinner and relaxing before the big game tonight. Peace out, everyone.
With all of the news, both factual and ridiculous, about the Coronavirus and how it is spreading, I have to wonder what it will take to make everyone feel safe and secure again?
I wish I could remember the name of a book I read many years ago that was loosely based on the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918-1919. The book captured the feeling of fear and paranoia that seems so prevalent today. 40 years of Nazi RWNJ propaganda has already sowed the seeds of those feelings, and the Coronavirus just throws gasoline ontological the fire.
Every time we venture out, it seems that the fear becomes more palpable. There is no reason to be afraid, but the herd mentality kicks in, and it’s hard to fight off that feeling. I am more afraid of real things than imaginary ones. For that reason, I’m afraid that the Nazi in the White House is far too fucking stupid to deal with this situation. His presence puts our country at risk, and that really does scare me.
I hope that the answers to these questions are out there, and that we find them soon, before it’s too late.
Every time I think that I’ve found a better way to blog, that method always goes wrong. After a time writing from Evernote through IFTTT, that method predictably crashed and burned last night. Rather than fight through the hassles, I will just write directly to WordPress, although I detest the interface.
The important thing is that I continue to write as long as I have the need to express myself. I can’t say that this blog will change the world, but it makes me feel better about myself and my own place in the world, so therefore it is worth the effort to me. As I wait for the last meeting of the day at work to begin, I am already trying to make plans for the late afternoon and evening. Most of those plans involve taking a nap, but perhaps I will find some reserve of untapped energy that will get me through the evening. I believe that once I lay down, all bets will be off and I will be in bed for the night. I don’t want that to happen to the extreme because Kentucky plays at 2100 this evening and I want to watch it here at home. GO BIG BLUE!!!
At any rate, I will keep writing in the WordPress app for now, as much as I dislike it.Perhaps another option will present itself to me, but will I want to go through the steps to implement??
Fighting off the flu has been harder than ever this year. I have already sworn off taking the flu shot after looking back through my records and finding that over the last 10 years I have taken the shot 2 times and skipped it 8 times. I have caught the flu 2 times and I bet you can guess that it was both years that I had the shot. If you guessed that you are correct. Although I feel much better than I did last Friday, I still feel completely exhausted and would gladly crawl back into bed right now if it weren’t for work, and trying to make sure I have time off saved up for the move next month. I get tired very easily, and I know that most of my unconscious energy is focused on fighting off the remaining symptoms of the flu. I just don’t have the boundless energy of youth to fall back on anymore. My recovery has been slowed, but it will succeed and I will be back to normal as soon as possible. The last thing I want is to remain in this run-down condition any longer. I am sick and tired of feeling sick and tired. Attitude is the key and I am already planning what to do once I am completely recovered from all this.