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COVID-19 Pandemic: The Grocery Store

I had to run some errands this evening and stopped by Kroger's, the grocery store, on the way back home. I live in a suburb outside of Houston, Texas. As I left the store there were three workers, looked like teenagers, black, congregating by the door with no masks on. When I walked past they laughed. I don’t blame them for laughing, because as you can see I look quite funny. But, I stopped dead in my tracks and turned around, walked back over to them and said, "I have an aunt on a ventilator, she’s been on it for two weeks, my brother was in the hospital for two weeks, I have a cousin who was sick and another cousin who just died. So, I might look funny, but at least I am Fucking safe." I loaded up my car, just filled with anguish. I was so angry that they were by the door close to customers passing right by them, no masks, just congregating with no regard for their lives. When I stopped for the second light I just started crying. I was crying for my aun

COVID-19 Pandemic

I have been reluctant to blog about this pandemic. WHO COVID-19 Dashboard Map Well, not initially. I had initially planned to do a series of blog posts about the pandemic and sprinkle them with my micro-blogging. I may still do that. But, today I feel reluctant to blog because I have loved ones battling this virus.  One is out of the hospital, one is in the hospital, one may go to the hospital, and another lost their battle at home.  I am a whole host of emotions right now. But, I wasn't really until a few hours ago - well that would be until the evening of April 7, 2020 - since it is now the wee hours of April 8, 2020 as I am writing this.  I am outraged - and really OUTRAGED over the hate and greed that consumes the United States of America. Because of the greed & hate so many Americans are losing their lives.  I could hear the wailing of families today and it immediately brought me to the wailing women & families in the  the Bible - In the Old