On California Living With and Through the Covid19 Pandemic

March 15, 2020
League of Men Voters

Today the phone ran at 11am. It was my elder brother inviting me and my family to join them at a bar and restaurant “The Mountain House,” for a 2pm lunch. His wife, grabbed the phone and said she was eager to get out of the house and away from all the “doom and gloom” on the TV, and my brother added, “I kind of like it!” with a chuckle.

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Choosing Health Over Friends

March 12, 2020
Occupy Democrats Parody

Just visited my favorite pearl tea place. I absolutely love their jasmine milk tea with pearls (tapioca balls) and grass jelly. I order it at zero percent sweet and 50% Ice in accordance to their menu of options. I find the slight sweetness from the tapioca and grass jelly more than adequate, and many of these places only have high sugar options which make the drink about as appealing as sucking down pancake syrup from a bottle.

I was concerned that their new business may be suffering from all the Corona Virus concerns that dominate most every aspect of today’s life. So I thought I’d press on against my slight reluctance that a vile liar like Ocasio Cortez might call “racism.” And so I ventured out. I had previously shared with my daughter one drink for the nearly $6 price tag, but had recently stopped sharing food with kids and family to embrace an old fashioned practice that guided the habits of parents and grandparents.

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