Top ten things I have learned since the quarantine…so far.

1, Singing the Alphabet song to help time washing my hands for twenty seconds really pleases my inner child.

2, Our city garbage collection department has a per customer maximum on the number of empty wine bottles it will pick up each week.

3. My uncut and tousled hair in the morning  could make you mistake me for Albert Einstein. Until you asked me to explain the Theory of Relativity, that is.

4. Eating more calories per day than you burn causes weight gain. Who knew?

5, I used to think I would never live long enough to watch every movie offered on Netflix and Amazon Prime. I was wrong.

6. My dogs are actually more interesting than me. Quite a bit.

7. Anti-social behavior used to be considered one of my negative characteristics. Turns out I was just way ahead of my time.

8. Walking into a jewelry store just to have a watch battery replaced wearing a mask, dark sunglasses, a hat and sweats causes much consternation.

9. I’ve gotten quite adept at difficult jigsaw puzzles. I’m thinking of turning pro when this is over.

10. The time between my getting up in the morning until my nap and from the nap to going to bed at night is exactly the same, five hours each.



16 thoughts on “Top ten things I have learned since the quarantine…so far.

  1. I rolled on floor laughing at this blog. Really funny. I related to all of it except I would substitute my cat Kenny for your dogs. Kenny is fascinating. He thinks 8pm is too soon to go to bed. That’s party time for him. He thinks his food bowl is empty if it isn’t full. He sits quietly until I add a few more morsels to it. Then he eats. He likes to sit on my dresser until I walk by, then he pokes at me. Trying to start something. He’s my good boy.

  2. I have learned how much time I can waste – er – spend on FB every day. I used to just pop on and pop off, but for some reason I my pop-off button isn’t working any longer. Weird. I guess it’s because my inner paranoid self can’t stand the possibility of missing one more post either for or against wearing a mask in public. Should I or shouldn’t I? Maybe if I read just 400 more posts I’ll know for sure.

    Stay strong my friend. We’re all sacrificing during this trying and uncertain times.

    Patricia Rickrode
    w/a Jansen Schmidt

    • Yeeaaahhh…..but…..that 401st guy may be the one who really knows the deal. I’d be careful about logging off too soon.

      Thanks for the visit, Patricia. Enjoy the rest of the week.

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