Mar 21 2020
12:17 am
By: fischbobber

It was a bittersweet day. I have a two week planned vacation, I listened to Tim Burchett's town hall meeting, and at the end of these two weeks, I'll be coming back to a world vastly different from the one I'm leaving behind.

Our hospitals will be full and there will be no more room for the sick. We'll look at the Downtown Hilton, or Marriott or whatever the hell it is and ask,"Why didn't we put beds there?" We'll look at our rec centers and wonder why we didn't set up sewing machines and ask for volunteers. Once you make enough masks for the folks sewing, you're golden. Design something that can be washed in bleach, and reused. Take the temperature of every volunteer, every day. Keep spacing 10 x 10 or greater, keep hours per person down and allow conversation.

My garden should be in and my layout and gardening future much more clear. Our menus will come from the garden. It will be the first time since I've started raising kids that I'll get the garden in right. Honestly, it's meat, eggs and dairy. Gardening should be encouraged. It reduces panic food shortages, and it allows for an adjustment period for commodity based businesses. Weigels could retool, restock, drop their prices and compete with the big boys by teaming up with Travis and prepackaged meat.Grocery stores will have to rethink markets and demand, but people will want to get out.

For the life of me, I can't figure out why everyone with a sewing machine isn't sewing surgical masks.

Different isn't about better or worse, different is about different.

bizgrrl's picture

Two week planned vacation?

Two week planned vacation? You stopped me right there. You are planning on going somewhere on a vacation or are planning a vacation at home in the home?

I cannot imagine going on a vacation right now. Unless you are staying home to plant a garden (a little early yet except for greens) or sew masks and gowns.

fischbobber's picture

The plans.

I signed up for these weeks months ago. I am going to do my best to self-quarantine.

I'm one of those that is trying to prevent myself from getting the disease by pretending I have it and doing what I can to avoid spreading it.

R. Neal's picture

Hope you and yours have a

Hope you and yours have a relaxing, worry free time. Safe travels, and wash your hands!

fischbobber's picture

Should be good......

Unless a tree falls on me in my back yard.

Knoxoasis's picture

Me: " The apocalypse is a

Me: " The apocalypse is a great time to play Xbox. "

Her: "The apocalypse is a great time to do yardwork."

Funny, I never got this dirty playing Xbox.

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