I went to the Sebastopol Post Office today (didn’t want to go at all, but had to ship an package overnight to a friend in Maryland). The post office has doors with big brass pull handles that people have to grab in order to get in the building. As I sat in my car gathering the materials to be mailed, I witnessed a disheveled homeless man (who’s apparently living in the bushes right outside!) go up the steps, touch the railing, then the door pulls and go inside. Shortly after him, two women did the same thing. I waited for all of them to come out, then it was my turn…gulp.
I went up with a disinfectant wipe in hand, did not touch the railing, and used the hand with the wipe to pull open the door. All this door-pull touching is a risk that people shouldn’t have to take at this time of COVID-19 madness. Please, PLEASE Sebastopol Post Office – prop open these doors during business hours so that people do not have to touch them at all to come inside!
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United States 69,007
With nearly 15,000 new cases reported yesterday, mostly in New York, I expect that the USA will move in to the top spot either today or tomorrow. Looks inevitable.
U.S. Coronavirus Cases Surpass Those of China, Italy
Confirmed infections top 82,000 across country, exceeding all other national totals
The U.S. has overtaken China as the country with the most cases in the world of the novel coronavirus, marking a new milestone in the fight against the global pandemic.
China had held the top spot since the deadly virus began spreading there in December.
UPDATE 4/30 1:55 AM
United States 143,724
First Spotify, Pandora and YouTube killed album sales. That left concerts as the primary income stream for many musicians. COVID-19 just killed that.
So goes the saying. Have COVID-19 or don’t have COVID-19? No widespread testing available. Only logical thing to do is self quarantine everybody until there is. Fortunately that’s what Gov. Newsom is doing here in California. Worst thing is inconvenience, but at least inconvenience won’t kill like COVID-19 can.
These seem to be the most common tools I see in the YouTube street videos on Indian street cooking.
Thanks to COVID-19 and the “Shelter-in-Place” order we’re under, I did my first mobile check deposit using the bank’s iPhone app. It’s pretty incredible what you can do these days on your phone. Take a photo of the front and back of the check and you’re done! Why risk more public exposure than you have to by going to the bank? If it can be done via an app, now’s the time.
I saw a woman in line at the local grocery store buying a big bottle of cheap vodka along with lots of healthy foods. Seemed odd to me at the time. It now occurs to me that perhaps she was buying the vodka, not to drink, but to sanitize.
Instead of trying to keep the entire house at 68, I’ve set my thermostat to 64. The heating system here is not at all equal, some rooms get 10-15 degrees more heat than others. Setting your thermostat for the rooms you need/use most (not the whole house) is the way to go. Saves energy, saves money.