China can build a fully functional hospital in 5 days...can your economy
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Capitalism will sell the rope to hang itself but Communism has shown it can adapt
Portugal has now declared a state of emergency ...
It would appear that I am out of work. Luckily, I am technically disabled (twirls finger around temple) so I will keep my hands washed and clean, palms up. Thank God for my SS benefits.
Our do-nothing fake Mayor is considering a "shelter in place" order, which sounds to me a little like marshall law, but with cops. Looks like I will finally have the time I need to write.
My cat has skin allergies, and is having problems. He's got a huge patch of inflamed, hairless skin on the back of his neck. It looks like an open wound. I've been calling him "Zombie Cat". Hoping the vet is open and can fit us in today. If that order from the un-Mayor goes down, the vet's office will close. A little nervous about that. Why do they always seem to need to go to the vet during blizzards and pandemics?
Last Sunday I was on the train coming home from visiting a friend and there was a bit of an incident. I was sitting there reading when everybody panicked and started rushing away from the far end of the car I was in. Somebody had vomited. The door to the next car was locked, so everyone was crowded together at the other end. Some woman was pounding on the locked door, screaming "Let us out!", which didn't help the situation very much.
Interesting time to live through. I suspect it's far from over, and I'm hoping I won't eventually have to swap "interesting" for a less savory descriptor. Curious to see how all this will ultimately affect the social/economic/political landscape in the months to come. Americans have an annoying habit of forgetting things and carrying on as usual in favor of the next shiny object on the horizon, but I'm hoping this will be different.
Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory. It's not going to act the same way as Tylenol or Advil, particularly when used to keep a fever below 103F.