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New technology

The US has stumbled upon some “unworldly” technology, which makes me happy. Now we are ready for space travel to Mars. We can go live in a covid-free world there and make margaritas all day long. Got to love technology.

Post-stalker effects

Unless you’ve been the target of a stalker, you probably wouldn’t realize how the experience affects you long-term. It’s been over 10 years since it last happened (at least that I’m aware of), but I’m still reluctant to be photographed, use online dating sites, work somewhere where I have to be publicly seen all the time, or even seek out work in the same industry as my stalker, even though I was a specialist in that industry myself. Chances are that they never think of me anymore, but the anxiety and severe stress that they put me through for years took its toll, and I’m not sure that it’s something I’ll ever really get past. There’s always this lingering fear that they’ll rear their ugly head in my life again, so I remain permanently on edge and vigilant. PTSD does that to a person.

Beer beer beer

Glad I’m slow going back to work all I’ve been doing in drinking my weight in beer during this lock down. At least when I’m at work I stay sober

Staying Cool

After washing my hands when I get home, the clothes come off and it's right into the tub for a cool shower for me. After that, at most I'll put on a pair of loose fitting, cotton shorts. I put a cool, wet towel on my forehead and turn on the fan. The way things are going, I may sleep on my balcony and start refrigerating my clothes for the next work day.

Why???

I finally went to the beach which is my favourite thing in life. I wore lots of sunscreen but still burnt to a crisp. Now I have awful tan lines and I’m a lobster. :(

Going to wOrk

I just got a “Looking for a job? Join the CAF” advertisement on my phone for some reason. Does that mean I get to go commando at work? Wait... already do! I work from home.

70s kid

Wearing a mask makes me feel like all those ninja movies I grew up on.

Lost a friend

He was battling depression and could not find any help. He tried so hard to move on and feel better about himself but it didnt work. Gone to a better place now , but it still makes me sad because he had so much potental. He could of really done something special if only given a chance. Sad day and you will be missed my friend.

Other people’s coughing

I have a coworker who comes into work wearing a face mask. Once they get to their work space they take it off and proceed to cough loudly over everything All. Damn. Day. Other coworkers have to work in that space around them too. I do my best to give space, keep my hands clean, and not touch my face... I was at an established store yesterday. Hand sanitizer at the entrance, plexiglass partitions at the till. Only a few of the staff wore masks. One person came to help who didn’t, which to each their own. However, when that person starts coughing without AT LEAST covering their face and holding the item I’m set to buy? I think I felt stunned. I considered that obviously this person knew they weren’t a carrier and was safe, but, how would anyone know for certain without being tested? On the second hottest day today I feel hot and I’m coughing. Walking on sidewalks no one gives mind to give space. Really? I drove past beaches yesterday and they were packed to the hilt like any other summer. If the majority feels inclined to merely pay lip service, at least keep it under wraps while coughing ffs.

It finally happened to me today.

I knew it would eventually, but I was ready. I came out of the grocery store with my mask on and keeping six feet distance to everyone, walked to my car, all the while wearing my mask. A woman was getting out of her car next to me with no mask. As I'm putting my stuff into my car she says, "Let me guess - you're a liberal. Cause that mask ain't gonna do anything for you except make you look stupid." In anticipation of this happening, because I figured it might someday, I already had a response ready. I said "Look, I woke up with a temperature of 102 this morning (I didn't) plus I work around hundreds of people in close quarters (I don’t) so this is for your protection, not mine. But you’ve convinced me. How about I take off the mask and we hug like old friends?" I stepped toward her and acted as if I was taking off my mask. She stepped back away from me and went across to the next row of cars. I followed her, she kept walking away, I chased her, she ran... She fell down. I grabbed her foot. I pulled on her leg, just as I’m pulling yours :-} And seriously folks , wear the mask.

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Bike chats and bagels at Solly’s

I was sitting outside Solly’s bagels this afternoon with my friend, when you started talking to...

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