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PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:57 pm 
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We've recently had a couple of impacts at home due to this pandemic. My stepmother had just been interstate for a few weeks and had to self isolate for 14 days on her return, so she had to miss a family birthday get together. My son lives and works remotely and has finally just been able to come and visit us. The other day he started getting common cold symptoms and was told by a doctor (over the phone) to visit a drive in covid-19 test centre. He'll get the result some time today. Anyway, I've been waiting for these faulty blinds that were installed on my new veranda recently to be returned and after a week and a half they finally called me today wanting to return and reinstall them this afternoon, so I had turn them away. It's not a huge drama, but it just highlights the knife edge we're living on at the moment.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:20 pm 
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Research shows that mask wearing can dramatically reduce the transmission of the coronavirus, which causes the exponentially spreading disease, COVID-19. One fewer infection early on means dozens fewer down the line.


They gave us this at work, I have no idea where it came from...
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but, still...the virus entered the building...


I'm mostly remote, but I went to one of my customers last week and called the plant manager 5 minutes before arrival for him to meet me at their little visitor temperature scanning cabana behind the plant... He came out early, so I had to say, "Hang on, I gotta go pee behind your dumpster." Lol, we wanna make a good impression an all...but too much coffee on the way!

He's lucky I didn't have to take a dump :D

I just go to the press room with an outside exit and don't go through the plant to the common restroom, offices, breakroom, etc...they had 3 cases, it's a big place.

Seems like the big teacher is shaping up in the south.

Catch a Wave :)

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:50 am 
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My wife is doing a garage sale. I helped put up the canopy and took 3 signs to corners by bike. It's hot. I'm watching Rolling Stones 1972 in the basement. The Stones are not in a basement, I am. That was the years I and Mick looked similar. I'm obviously taller. Nobody ever asked for an autograph.
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I am spending less time outdoors. Nobody wears masks there. Yet they won't keep that 6ft distance when they insist on talking to you.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:59 am 
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Borders to France have been open since June 15th, so we're off for our annual 5 weeks. My mum was going to join us from England on the 3rd of July, but her flight got cancelled. She's now schelduled to arrive on the 10th, but as Johnson's "air bridges" could turn out to be castles in the sky, this is still uncertain.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:04 am 
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Borders to France have been open since June 15th, so we're off for our annual 5 weeks. My mum was going to join us from England on the 3rd of July, but her flight got cancelled. She's now schelduled to arrive on the 10th, but as Johnson's "air bridges" could turn out to be castles in the sky, this is still uncertain.



I was going to come and see you this year but all travel plans got cancelled... :(


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:58 pm 
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My son's test turned out negative, which is a huge relief. He's gone out fishing in his new kayak to celebrate.

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Toyah & Robert's Sunday Lunch: Dance In The Hurricane (song performance)

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My son's test turned out negative, which is a huge relief. He's gone out fishing in his new kayak to celebrate.

Glad to hear! I can't think of a better way to celebrate!

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:16 pm 
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My son's test turned out negative, which is a huge relief. He's gone out fishing in his new kayak to celebrate.

Glad to hear! I can't think of a better way to celebrate!


+1 Great to hear Poly!


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I've been watching all their Sunday videos. Creepy but hilarious!

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Reports from the USA is getting worse every day.
Coincidence ? Getting worse mostly since Tulsa Trump rally.

This forum has a lot of dignified and smart intelligent Americans in it.
I expect these folks to be careful and take good care of themselves.
I wouldn't be happy to read that one of you died because of COVID-19.
Let the stupids die if they want too.

Here, in Québec, we're on the verge to impose mask.
It should have been done a long time ago.

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Saturday: Outdoor activities have not been stopped, but this being the one hot month here on the prairie, there is not much to do as far as my hobbies. If it does not get to 85 before I get moving, I will ride a bike 10 miles. Normally, there would be group rides thru the summer, but our club canceled all but the smallest events.

I've read all my fiction, even got some eBooks, a bit of a job to read all day. I can't easily use Kindle's paper white for books I buy in google play store.

I've cut my hair about 4 times with an electrical trimmer. Finally got dentist and doctor's once a year visit done.

My daughter lives in Missouri, a six hour drive, but there is even less to do in the middle of summer. I lived there 18 summers. Our outdoor stuff with bikes and bird trips was Sep to May.

Sunday: Bike ride 3 miles, moving 45 minutes. I was done with the outdoors by 10 AM.


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