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Day of Hope - Covid-19 My personal view

We all need a little hope right now what with this pandemic. Covid-19 is no laughing matter but as I always say a laugh a day keeps the doctor away and these parody's made me laugh. Side note: you see there is no bucket list for this month that because I only have one wish for April- To live through this pandemic and maybe see it's decline!

I am under semi-voluntary house arrest ... why semi-voluntary? Because my children, grand-children & the Professor all figure I'm high risk but it's spring & I don't want to be stuck inside all the time! Even if it isn't that different from my life during the winter...

Stomp's foot! Damn it! It's Spring and I was looking forward to going outside again after the snows. Besides, it is annoying as hell knowing I can't go outside. Let me explain.

When it was my idea to stay indoors I liked it just fine but right now it feels like I'm 13 and grounded, again. I don't much like having other people control my life! I do what I must because quite frankly I am only 59 and I'm not ready to die yet.

That said, they say that if we take the proper precautions it will be gone by the end of April; if we don't it should be gone by August. Think about it people if we follow the rules we will at least get to see the lilacs bloom, if we don't we will miss not only the Spring but also most of the Summer.

I pity the world if that happens cause economy-wise we are going to have to start all over again plus the rate of parents killing children is going to quadruple! Imagine being stuck in the house with a couple of really bored kids when you yourself are bored! Definitely a recipe for disaster!

So let's give those poor parents a break and follow the rules!

Humans have overcome pandemics before & we will overcome this one as well. I could go into detail but that is more the Professors area than mine. Suffice it to say we are human and humans have a way of surviving anything!

Want more? Check out this Covid-19 parody page on YouTube


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