My grandparents were, roughly speaking, the same age as my kids are now, during the Great Depression.
It had *profound*, lifelong impact on their habits, decision making, and whole approach to life.
COVID-19 is a generation-defining event.
It’s important to remember why the US has the most Covid19 cases of any country in the world.
We aren’t the biggest country that’s affected, or the first, or the densest, or the one with the poorest health care system.
We are the country with the least competent leader.
If you're tired of idiotic American leaders who can't lead, check out Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, Chief of Engineers and commanding general of the Army Corps of Engineers, explaining how the US can expand hospital capacity, quickly.
How to safely bring groceries and takeout food into your home.
If you want to read one thing that will give you an explanation of where we are, what it means, and what lies ahead, I cannot imagine anyone doing a clearer, more comprehensive, or more even-handed job than @firstname.lastname@example.org did with this. https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/03/how-will-coronavirus-end/608719/
There's so many people in my life I couldn't bear to see get sick.
#DistantContactRPG Online tonight with the once-a-week long-distance team. A focused two and a half hours... followed by an additional hour of stories about our isolation, advice, support, and just general holding hands through a long, dark night. Needed.
#DistantContactRPG Being stuck in the Hab isnt great, but the stress of going anywhere - even necessary restock at Ohana station - is worse.
And now, The Company complaining our Isolation is hurting profits? I don't have words. (YET. They're on the way.)
**Coronavirus pandemic 'accelerating', WHO warns**
"WHO chief says it took 11 days for the second 100,000 cases to be reported and four days for the third 100,000 cases."
I'm at that wonderful age where sleeping wrong hurts as much as falling off 30 meter scaffold.
So now it's time to play the fun game of "Do I ache from a shitty night's sleep, or do I have radiation sickness?"
PPE, zoonotic, PCR and every other coronavirus term you should know