My daughters Bday is tomorrow. We can’t go to get her a gift, Amazon delivery is a month out. She’ll never forget this birthday I guess. Still feels like I failed her.
More changes daily. More restrictions. More concern each time we leave to even walk our dog now. People on social media have lost their damn minds, wanting to call on neighbors playing at parks or on walks, reminds me of so much I’ve read about in the time leading up to Nazi Germany. it’s a scary time.
“Just so I NEVER forget….. April 1, 2020
Gas price 2.39/gallon
Self-distancing measures on the rise.
Non-essential stores and businesses mandated closed.
Parks, trails, entire cities locked up.
Entire sports seasons cancelled.
Concerts, tours, festivals, entertainment events – cancelled.
Weddings, family celebrations, holiday gatherings – cancelled.
No masses, churches are closed.
No gatherings of 50 or more, then 20 or more, now 5 or more.
Don’t socialize with anyone outside of your home.
Children’s outdoor play parks are closed.
We are to distance from each other.
Shortage of masks, gowns, gloves for our front-line workers.
Shortage of ventilators for the critically ill.
Panic buying sets in and we have no toilet paper, no disinfecting supplies, no paper towel no laundry soap, no hand sanitizer.
Shelves are bare.
Manufacturers, distilleries and other businesses switch their lines to help make visors, masks, hand sanitizer and PPE.
Government closes the border to all non-essential travel.
Fines are established for breaking the rules.
Stadiums and recreation facilities open up for the overflow of Covid-19 patients.
Press conferences daily from the President. Daily updates on new cases, recoveries, and deaths.
Government incentives to stay home.
Barely anyone on the roads.
People wearing masks and gloves outside.
Essential service workers are terrified to go to work.
Medical field workers are afraid to go home to their families.
This is the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic, declared March 11th, 2020.
Why, you ask, do I write this status?One day it will show up in my memory feed, and it will be a yearly reminder that life is precious and not to take the things we dearly love for granted.”