Whew, 244 years–the second oldest country in the world! Even your iconic Lady Liberty is getting up there, depending on whether you consider her birth to be her date of origin or her date of dedication, she is now somewhere between 134 and 155 years old! How long do countries live, anyway? Japan is the oldest, coming in at about 2680 years old. Compared to that, you’re only about 9-10%
I’m tired. I’m betting you’re tired too. It’s been 84 days since Gov. Tom Wolf (Pennsylvania) ordered all schools to close and shortly thereafter all non-life sustaining businesses statewide to shutter. I wasn’t mad about it. I was glad to do my part to help flatten the curve. And of course, I didn’t want to risk getting sick either. Every person in my household has one or more preexisting conditions
Because I’m feeling that they do. Or that they can. But I’m not sure. I like to think that I’m generally open-minded and consider differences to be part of the beauty of human existence. I mean, we can’t all be the exact same and think the exact same way – that would be boring and pointless. It would be stagnating. Yet, the other morning, after receiving the strangest text ever
Is it really that hard to understand? Stay home. If you must go out, take precautions and have respect for others. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you should already know the symptoms to watch for and the precautionary measures to take. If, for some reason, you don’t – here’s a quick recap: Symptoms Precautions Dry cough. Fever. Shortness of breath (severe cases). Wash your freaking hands. Avoid gatherings.
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. What is World Suicide Prevention Day? According to the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) website, it “is an opportunity for all sectors of the community – the public, charitable organizations, communities, researchers, clinicians, practitioners, politicians and policy makers, volunteers, those bereaved by suicide, other interested groups and individuals – to join with [them] to focus public attention on the needs of people at