- “Arise and take our stand for freedom as in the olden time.” -Winston Churchill
Or 400 pairs of white, cotton gloves. Ordered by mistake on the Internet. You gotta watch what you click, obviously. We could become mimes.
Not N95s, nor plain cloth ones. Bar ordered two Halloween masks for us, a friendly bear and a kitten. If you gotta wear a mask, and we’re supposed to now, you might as well do it in style.
UPDATE: More seriously, Bar is crocheting a wraparound to cover folded paper towels to hold them over the nose and mouth. Only problem is they will have to be washed after each use. But we don’t go out that often.
…is due in an hour or so. Unclear to me whether this is for an estimate or actually getting the work done. Will find out. And Bar has a job interview (via Skype or some such) in the early afternoon. Busy day ahead.
UPDATE: Tidbit done, expensively, but I couldn’t risk stringing fairy lights across a 15-foot-tall back porch with my balance problems, rehanging a window screen in scorpion heaven (i.e. a rock shelf), hanging two large mirrors correctly and drilling straight holes for ceramic pull knobs on kitchen cabinets. All done. The fairy lights (miniature LED Xmas lights) look cool on this overcast day. Bar’s work is yet to come.
MORE: Bar says her interview went well. Results next week.
Old line from an old radio and later TV show of my youth, The Lone Ranger. Except his mask was only around his eyes. Our masks will cover nose and mouth. Coming soon to a town near you—already in Laredo.
As long as I’m going to do national, I suppose I should relate the latest shenanigans of the Dimocrats and the Lamestream Media (but I repeat myself) but I’m only inclined just now to keep up with the Wuhan virus.
And Trump, who looks genuinely worried, and who wouldn’t be being the cause of so much tragedy as he takes expert advice and advises staying home and thousands of small businesses crater, says Lousiana fataltities from the virus “went like a rocket ship” to today’s 239 dead. At one point they lost 150 in 24 hours.
He said these next two weeks are going to be painful. I’m sure they will be for him, bless his heart.
Via Breitbart News Syndicate
UPDATE: The mortality rate is picking up, already doubling that of the ordinary flu