positives from the Virus (Light hearted please)

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  1. Zeldas Open Roof

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    i am not trying to discount or diminish something that will greatly effect us and take away many loved ones, i am really not. But i just want to hear some positives, some light hearted positives that came from this lockdown, quarantine, virus pandemic..

    ONe and the biggest one for me is the added time with my two kids. obviously a great chance to catch our breath and hang out. Of course a lot of tv but we did get some puzzles, broke out some board games and got to hang out a lot, which is incredible.

    But im going even more trivial than that. A few of mine:

    1. binge watched cheers season 1 and 2. really forgot how great this show was early, and of course how bad it got later (Thanks Kirstie Alley). Coach (ernie pantuzzo) was truly a great character.

    2. improved my cooking skills. still far from anything impressive but have added a few dishes to my resume.

    3. My neighbor bought a basketball hoop for the cul de sac and my kids are getting the basics down with shooting a basketball. it's great seeing my little man shoot hoops and how excited he gets when he makes one or two..

    now, i need to get better at some home improvement projects. what about you guys, anything good come from this mess for y'all?
     
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    Well....................

    Clean Air.....and right now we are doing more to curb carbon emissions than ever. So we shall see if this makes much of a difference.

    Maybe, and it depends on how long this goes, we are profoundly altered as a society and much of the frivolous endeavors such as sports becomes less important to us and some of these ridiculous salaries and payments and political holdups by these teams for taxpayer funded stadiums stop. Maybe even some contraction. Seriously, as a huge sports fan, this is one aspect of our lives that needs to be dealt some humility. Same with Hollywood.
     
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    I watched all of Tiger King so there’s that
     
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    Haven’t started it yet. It will be my next go to after ozark.
     
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    I saw they were able to repaint the crosswalk on Abbey Road without tourists getting in the way.
     
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    My next credit card bill is going to be a fraction of what it normally is.
     
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    Oh.......the biggest POSITIVE? My dogs think this is just the greatest!!! There are always people home with them. They are never left alone. They think this is the best, though they miss visitors coming over and were confused about that cause usually I host Sunday dinners at my house.
     
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    I hope seeing the improved air quality moves our nation and others towards more renewable energy. Global warming aside, cleaner air is good for all of us. Lowering temperatures should be secondary.
     
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    1 . The cute hot soccer mom from across the street from us is outsude earlier and alot in her short, shorts.
    Thank you nice weather keep it coming.

    2. I cleaned my cellar and found some tools I thought my kids lost five years ago so now I have to apologize.

    3.Mrs Buffett is forcing me to drink wine since liquor is in short supply.
    Some are really good,
     
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    spending 2 solid weeks with my new bride albeit not in hawaii as planned.

    we have spent less on food and consumer goods.

    we have sat down at a table and ate meals togther everyday twice a day.

    my 16 year old stepson came back from exchange early making my wife happy and giving me more 1 on1 time with him

    my sister is a single mom ny er doc and tested negative. she is my hero as she works tirelessly and remains positive
     
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    Congratulations!!
    And God Bless your sister.
     
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    thank you
     
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    she believes the numbers are heavily skewed by patients who have it and get over it without a test
     
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    More time spent with the kids...put in some great hikes. Yesterday, went to Cole Run Falls area of Forbes state forest. Great area, I recommend everyone check it out. Actually getting the oldest(sophomore at Pitt) to help me look for mushrooms....something she would have never done before. Now I want to get her to come and find rattlesnakes. I know, baby steps. A big hit in our house has been Apples to Apples freestyle. Really funny and unique answers you can come up with,
     
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    We finally have a viable solution to the traffic on Greentree hill.
     
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    I'm glad more people are practicing social distancing .
    Like I've said , hell i've been doing it for years but they called it/me anti-social .. Go figure .
     
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    Gas prices are low.
     
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    I'm actually kind of enjoying this. It makes me realize that there are probably as many events that I'd rather avoid as attend.
     
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    Because there are no hair stylists open Mrs Buffett is growing her long blond hair below her waist. She put off a visit to the stylist in early February and this happened. Lol.
    It was long before this but she would never let it get waist length or below.

    Checkmate Mr Buffett .

    Yup!
    Gooood .

    On the other hand no barber are open either so it wont be as pretty when my hair gets that long?
     
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    Don't sell yourself short .
    I heard skullets are on there way back . :D
     
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    just look at the cover of last mango in paris, somewhere over china and one particular harbor....jimmy rocked it for over 15 years...
     
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