NaBloPomo 2020 – Today’s Lesson
“Your quarantine nickname = how you feel right now + the last thing you ate.”
Hello, my name is Tired Toast. Please meet my Facebook friends Anxious Carrot, Determined Wasabi Pea, Vexed Guacamole, Chilly Gingersnap, Perky Wontons, Grumpy Curry, Happy Nachos, and Bored Dried Cherries. Welcome to the quarantine buffet, where we commune and relax. Bring what ya’ got, just who you are, no matter your condition. We don’t care how you smell. You have a seat at the table here. But ya gotta play nice; no food fights.
One of my leaders acknowledged this week that whereas we used to refill on weekends, these days our tanks never get all the way full before the next week starts. I take my analogies seriously, so I contemplated this one. It depends on the weekend, I think. If I can avoid overscheduling and the sun shines, I can get mostly back to F. But no doubt, I head into weekends ‘way more empty now than I used to.
Small funnies help. They’re the perfect combination of low effort, instant connection, and mood boost.
What made you smile and laugh out loud today?
I recommend The Big Bang Theory—any episode of the twelve seasons (it’s syndicated). I’ve seen every one multiple times, and I still love every minute. Friends with nerds—what could be better?? When I’m old and demented, park me in a recliner with a tub of ice cream and BBT on loop, and I’ll die happy. If you’re looking for funny to share, check out Nathan Pyle and his fun-speaking blue beings.
Formidable forces ride toward us. We’ll all need our humorous wits about us now.