I make stuff. Sometimes I post pictures of it.
I go places. Sometimes I post pictures of those places or the conveyances that take me there. This may include my feet.
I have a dog. Dogs seem to like me. Sometimes I post pictures of dogs.
I drink beer. Sometimes I post pictures of beer.
I like my work. Sometimes my coworkers are a trial and I rant about them.
I like humor. Sometimes I will attempt it. Occasionally that works.
I like the clientele here.
Me [normal times]: hmm... My hair is getting annoyingly long. Time for a haircut? Naaah - there's more interesting things to do. I'll just wear a hat for the next six to ten months to I get around to it.
Me [COVID times]: aaah! My hair is getting annoyingly long!! All the barbershops are closed!!! I'm going to go crazy!!!! I can't take this another day!!!!! Where did I put the electric dog clippers?!?!?!
COVID-19, viruses, xkcd link (+)
If you need some hope, the latest xkcd comic looks at the current situation from a different perspective: https://xkcd.com/2287/
A local blues club is going to start virtual music lessons that are donation based. Joanna Connor is doing an adult beginner guitar class at 12:15pm central on Sunday, as well as a slide seminar at 1pm central. She wants to do them every Sunday, so if you have a guitar and have slacked off on lessons, this is a great opportunity to pick it up again!
The New York Times is sharing a bunch of their Covid-19 data publicly:
> With no detailed government database on where the thousands of coronavirus cases have been reported, a team of New York Times journalists is attempting to track every case.
Github repo: https://github.com/nytimes/covid-19-data
Shareable document version, Housebound advice from a long-term housebound person, boosts ok
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Lord of the Rings (movies)
I also realized that if nothing else, getting old will mean I can rock a sick-ass Gandalf cosplay (although growing out the hair and beard would be a multi-year committment)
Are we really going to heed the advice of these bozos?
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