Intro

Randy discusses things to do when you’re locked up – at home.

Announcements

  • I’ve installed sound dampeners the room. It already sounds like the echo is cut in half. We’ll record an episode or two like this to see how if feels and determine if we need more.
  • Purchased a couch, which is basically in here to be a more-aesthetic sound dampener, and you can sit on it and stuff.
  • Get some fresh air, go for some walks.
  • Order carry-out every once in a while..remember, according to the CDC, it’s still not believed that COVID-19 can be transmitted through food: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html#anchor_1584386553767
    • I really have been starting to like DoorDash – Maybe it’s the name that I’m feeling some sort of connection with – I dash to the door when I know it’s food.
  • If you have kids, you can have them write letters for family/loved ones – Draw pictures. Our nieces sent us some homemade cards through the mail last week and it was really sweet.
  • Cancel your gym membership and go for a walk – Your gym isn’t providing a service, so why pay them? Of course, peloton is paying for all of the commercials, but I never tend to find any type of subscription service that enticing, especially something that can be turned off if you don’t pay. A bar and dumbbells in your home won’t become unavailable if you stop paying, because you already own then.
  • Cook! I can’t do it, but I’m doing it! Find what you have around the house and use it!
  • Don’t feel guilty about just relaxing, just because you have extra time.
  • Don’t do something that has the possibility of landing you in the hospital – Ladders, sharp things, lifting, you get it.
  • Conclusion
  • Christa and are definitely cooking and eating at home every day.
  • We found it useful to buy a grill. We talked about getting a grill a year or so, and now seemed like the perfect time to do it.
  • Drive to homes of our family and wave to them from outside, singing happy birthday to loved ones.
  • Organize rooms that I’ve been procrastinating on.
  • Selling items on Facebook Marketplace and Craigslist, using the same safe practice that business do: Curbside pickup.
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