Everyone is in quarantine. This is something that none of us in our wildest dreams thought would ever happen. So in this election year, instead of talking politics, we are talking about toilet paper, sitting around on our fat asses and wondering where we can find hand sanitizer.
This no sports-thing is fuckin bullshit. Last weekend would have been masters weekend. My favorite weekend of the year. Instead, I did six loads of laundry and changed all the sheets in the beds. I’m beyond fuckin domesticated at this point.
There are days that I do not get out of my pajamas. Plus I’ll say it again, SATIN PAJAMAS PEOPLE…I don’t care what anyone says they are way more comfortable to lounge around the house in. I know that many of you out there reading this are doing the same thing. Plus at this point, no one is coming to your house so what the fuck do you care what you look or smell like?
The fact that I’m sitting right now on the couch watching the same episode of rescue riders for the tenth time, as my three-year-old has the hiccups for the past ten minutes, and not said a word, is just the tip of the iceberg of my patience level.
Every day I seem to be asking myself, “what can I do now to make me feel better today? Tomorrow? Are there tasks that I have put off for a long time that I can start working on now? What can I do now that will make life easier when we return to normal?
I cringe a little when I hear people say that the world as we know it has forever changed. Will it change for the better or for the worse? Will we now finally realize how valuable certain professions are, that we always ignored? Will America realize that we need to save and not spend, so that there isn’t a potential housing/finance crisis because so many people live paycheck to paycheck?
Also, take care of these people now. If you get something delivered TIP THEM BIG. If you go get a coffee and it is $2.50 give them $5, and say thank you.
This pandemic has brought health care even more upfront and center as a national issue. No one that walks into a hospital, sees a doctor and gets a prescription for this horrible virus, should get a bill.
Plus, years from now, people will be scarred from this dreadful time. People have lost loved ones, coworkers, neighbors. They will want to speak out about what they went through. Many people will need to see a therapist.
America is the greatest country in the world. We have citizens from almost every nation in the world living here. We are a strong country that will beat this and come out stronger than ever. But with 330 million people living here, we need to work together now and put our petty differences aside, until we can go back to a normal lifestyle. So please people. Stay the fuck inside.
I miss a lot of things right now. I miss grabbing a beer with friends. I miss playing golf. I miss my cleaning lady, I miss going to the car wash and bullshitting with people there. I miss taking my kids to get ice cream. I miss eating their ice cream. I miss having my wife and kids out of the fuckin house for a day.
Well, I’m going on week six here, and I’m perfectly content daydreaming that I’m living it up as I’m married to Kourtney Kardashian.
Native New Yorker, now living in Connecticut. Husband, and father of two amazing boys. Kidney transplant recipient, and a big supporter of organ donation #donatelife. Mortgage banker, but not by choice. In my free time, I enjoy golf, reading (especially presidential biographies), and finding that hole in the wall restaurant that has great food.