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Wellness Check?

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Things sure are quiet around here. Is everyone doing well? Affected by pandemics or riots?

My household is doing well enough. No Chinese Wuhan flu in the family, or in our immediate area. Our county has had slightly over 2 dozen cases with no deaths. My younger brother has been dealing with cancer since last August. Luckily his chemo & radiation (in Columbus) ended just before the covid panic kicked in to high gear. Sure am glad to be country gal for a multitude of reasons right now.


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Well at this end. I've concluded my work as an OT at a county extended care / subacute rehab facility, and am now 'retired.' We were wearing masks at work all day for the last 2(+) months, and had screening questions / temperature checks each day. As of the day I left, we had no residents / patients with the virus.

We've had 759 cases of COVID-19 to date in our county, with 28 deaths. Other counties in Michigan have had a much greater problem.

Our church is slowly returning to having live in person services, with an internet option for those who don't feel safe in gathering or who think they might pose a significant risk to others.

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Congratulations on your retirement, Jim! Hope you can get out and enjoy the summer now. Can't imagine what you've had to deal with, particularly with some of the strange rules your governor made for the poor state of Michigan, according to Fox news.

In my county in Ohio most of the churches could still hold services but decided to shut down to protect the older members. We've been 'open' since the mid-May, but too many people are still afraid to be out and about. My best friend got into such a tizzy that she had a couple of panic attacks which possibly led to a 'minor' heart attack. She nearly had another one when she was told that no one could be with her or visit her in the hospital.

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Churches here were never prevented from meeting by the government, and some have quietly continued to do so throughout.

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I am alive and well. No virus or flu. I did get an upsetting health issue today. The “permanent” dental bridges I have are deteriorating and need to be replaced. The doctor is trying to minimize my cost. I have a major problem. I have no insurance and no money. LOL but I am having fun playing whistles, harmonica and ukulele. We have been going for walk outside each day that the temperature is below 80. I didn’t realize the board was still up until I saw a post on Facebook of Josh playing a low whistle. I will be back from time to time as long as people are posting. I am 81 now so I can’t travel as much as use to. I can visit friends here and on faceblook and instagram. Good to see you all again. Ron
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Hi, Ron! :wave:

Good to hear you are doing fairly well at 81. Hope Ms. Ella is also doing well. Sorry about the dental issues. Would offer to start a go fund me for you but I'm close to the same in the 'no money' category. Found a very good deal on a used car (a much needed item!) that required cash for payment. All my liquid assets just flowed right away in the purchase.

Come to Ohio. We have some pretty good insurance available for people with no insurance and no money. A few years ago it probably saved my life.

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Mack is well and mostly active
Maybe a little more productive.
Isolation hasn’t been preventive.
Just the opposite-inventive!
Folks with fewer life distractions
Finding musical attractions
In whistles!
Yep still making them!
Still obsessed!
Let everything that has breath praise the LORD

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:wave: Hi, Mack!

Can't say I noticed much isolation here either. Life went about same as always. My nephew took over any shopping needed, which he had been doing anyway since December. The "re-opening" rules have been crazier than isolation rules. Getting my new vehicle tagged is going to be very irritating & troublesome. Think I'll use up every day of the temporary tag in hopes for a return to sanity at the DMV. :roll:

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Hi y'all!

Thankfully my family has stayed safe through the virus and riots. Some indirect effects though -- we live 20 minutes from a major mall here in Georgia, and about an hour from Atlanta. So with the riots, we've been avoiding some highways or areas of town until everything calms down. And my college switched to online mid-semester, so we moved to Florida then back up to Georgia again in the span of a couple months. Then we had a virtual graduation ceremony; they mailed us our caps and gowns :lol:

What a blessing that your brother's treatment wasn't affected by this, Judy. Glad to hear everyone is doing well :wave:

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Good to see you, Joelle! :wave:

A virtual graduation with a mailed cap & own? Wow, that had to be a bit weird ... much like most of 2020.

Congratulations on your graduation! :party:

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All well here - 3rd week of a new job (again). Hopefully the last for a long time. Karen works from home - has been out maybe three times since March 16th and hasnt' missed it a bit :lol:

Been lurking a bit. Always good to hear from you all, glad you're all 'rona free. :mrgreen:
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Hey, jrc! :wave:

Glad you both are doing well. Good luck with the new job. Hope it leaves you some time for your music.

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Well, I’m pretty sure I got the virus, but it was a mild case. Not bad enough to seek treatment, so no official testing. On a Tuesday I ran into someone who had had “chills” the day before. No fever, though, and he felt better, so he thought it was safe to run around. Thursday the neighbor had a huge tree removed, a piece at a time. Every time I opened the door family would go on about how wonderful it smelled, but I couldn’t smell anything. Then later I found some potatoes that were so rotten they were liquified. I showed Roger, who practically retched. But I didn’t smell them. 8-[

So I laid low. Sunday I felt some mild cold symptoms, took some zinc, felt better by Monday. Then we self isolated for a couple of weeks. Roger got a scratchy throat. That’s it! I’m very thankful for both of us. Were it not for the no smell smoking gun, I would have thought we both had mild summer colds. Honestly, I’m not going around bragging about it much, because the contract tracers are pretty thick in my neck of the woods. I know a couple who had to fill out a 35 page form for them.

Thanks for asking, Judy, and I’m glad everyone doing okay virus-wise!
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