Totally Bogus Theories On What Caused The Corona Virus

Hello Friends,

I am going stir crazy in my home as I practice social distancing so here are my COMPLETELY FAKE top ten theories of what caused the Corona Virus:

  1. All the introverts got together, had a meeting, and decided that they wanted extroverts to experience how uncomfortable we are in social situations.
  2. People who TRULY have OCD wanted the rest of us to get a taste of what it feels like to be scared of germs or to leave your home.
  3.  The makers of Zoom, Whatsapp, and other meeting apps needed a sales boost and so created the virus to force us to stay home and use them.
  4. Somebody playing the game called LIFE accidentally hit reset and now we have to build back up to whatever level we were at.
  5. This is what happens if Neo took the other pill in The Matrix movie.
  6. The makers of Clorox, Purell, and Lysol needed a boost in sales so they manufactured this virus, then made the cure (at least for surfaces).
  7. A group of scientists made some new medications for anxiety and depression and needed a large sample for human trials.
  8. All the bosses of the world got together to PROVE you really don’t want to work from home every day.
  9. The teachers of the world were tired of all the abuse they take for the little pay they make and cooked this up so parents could see how it is in fact NOT easy to educate their children and get anything else done. All parents in turn demand that teachers be given a six figure salary.
  10. Mother Earth was tired of all the abuse she was taking and forced us all to go inside and take a time out.

If you have any interesting and fun theories, please share them below. NO POLITICAL CONSPIRACY THEORIES. I’m trying to keep this fun and light.

Corona Craziness in New Jersey

COVID-19 also known as Corona Virus. We are all talking about it. If you want more details about what it is, how it works, and why it’s such a big deal, please go to a reputable site like the Center for Disease Control or your local government website.

In the past month I have heard so much about this virus I feel like I am a scientific expert on it even though I am clearly not. It has caused the world to talk about it like a celebrity the likes of which we have never knows. It’s all over the radio, the internet, the news, Facebook, Instagram, etc. etc.

Initially, I will be honest, I was getting more and more anxious about it the closer it came to my home. I mean initially it was halfway across the world in China. Then it started to creep into other countries. Then it arrived on the West Coast of the USA. Now I was getting worried. Slowly it made its way across the US and into NJ where I live. It started in the north and crept its way down to where I live.

But now that it’s actually, truly here, I have a strange sense of calm about the situation. Maybe it’s because I’ve been fed medical facts by my husband and our CEO at work about what is really happening versus all the fear mongering going on. But I think the biggest reason I don’t feel afraid anymore is because of a message my pastor sent out right after it was apparent that we were not going to avoid this crisis. He said God has this under control and He will take care of his children. So simple but it hit my heart and soul in a way I can’t really describe in words.

I’m not telling anyone what to believe, I’m just saying for once in my life when everyone else is panicking I actually feel very calm and still. Is my job super stressful right now? Sure. Am I worried about running out of groceries and toilet paper? Maybe a little. But my neighbors have been banding together to help each other so I’m not too scared about that. I have seen some real love and kindness shine through all of this.

So please wash your hands, take a deep breath, and realize it will eventually be okay. I’m not saying it will be perfect, I’m saying we have gotten through much worse and we survived. Maybe this is the time we need to band together, not just as a country, but as human beings in this world, and realize that we need to slow down and take some time to appreciate what we have and stop chasing what we think we need or want.

Please be safe and I love you all so much. Also if you are going stir crazy I recommend coloring, exercise, reading, and anything else you love to do at home.

How are you handling the Corona Crisis?