Image: Tom Hanks and Friend
Benefits of Self-Isolation
... or: Jails Have Cons
I'll just start right in.
Along with Cons, we also have Pros and Ors:
PRO: You don't have to wear a bra: HuffPost
CON: If the quarantine lasts too long, you could end up so saggy they'll need 24-hour support.
PRO: You have time to have time: The Atlantic
CON: It's only noon. The TV sit-coms don't start for HOURS yet.
PRO: You can sing out loud and there'll be nobody there to plug their ears.
CON: You could flub the lyrics: Time on my hands; you in my heart; nothing but walls in view...
Sorry, Billie. [YouTube]
PRO 1: Your brain recharges; you get more done; you become more creative; you appreciate more a phone call from a friend. Psychalive
PRO 2: Wow, you can actually get your tax forms laid out on the dining table!
CON 1: Your landlord isn't going to like that hole in the wall, as artistic as it is with all the pretty painted flowers encircling it. And your fist is going to hurt like ... heck.
CON 2: "Call me anytime you feel lonely" turns out not to mean 5 times in the middle of the night.
This is especially Bad for Entertainers -- no audience. People.com
No Upside; all CONS: Full length mirrors and pretend mikes just don't cut it. For one thing, you'll see the size of your hips.
It can be bad for your health. WHUT? Now we're getting somewhere.
It kills more people than obesity does! Slate
More even than smoking does: WebMed
This is REALLY bad ... Your brain will manufacture imaginary friends! PsychologyToday
Remember Tom Hanks talking to a volley ball in "Castaway"? (I love that movie. It's the best thing Hanks ever did.)
(Memo to Tom: Life is NOT like a box of chocolates! One rarely gets to pick and choose unless seen as a SOMEBODY, like a Queen, or a Prime Minister, or an oligarch, or a movie star.)
PRO: You can re-watch "Castaway".
OR how about "The Shining". It's about a whole family that goes bonkers when isolated together!
I plan to watch both of those this evening so I won't feel so alone in my aloneness.
OR -- (and I can highly recommend this) you could take up blogging and combine it with Facebook AND learn a foreign language!
Come to think of it, that's quite a challenge, but I'll ponder it after I have lunch, and maybe a nap ...
The really neat thing about napping alone is there's nobody to hear you snore.
OR -- You can vaccuum the rugs. Yeah, that's what I'll do. First, I'll have to read the instructions (Wikihow) (it's been quite a while) -- whut? 4 Ways to Vaccuum? Give me a break.
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----> NEW Sept 23
VIDEO: (scroll down)
Pushback: The Day the World Stood Together
Funeral Director Blows Whistle on Covid - LINK
Thanks to Dr. Higgs
Montreal: Thousands protest vaccine mandates LINK
See more here:
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- Trudeau shaved the hair off his face ... and got a haircut
- Somebody Has Been Lying [...] said Baby Bear 20/09/21
- Lawrence Greenspon -- once considered a fine lawyer 15/09/21
Photo by Brian O'Connor, North Bay
QUOTE of the MONTH:
"The only justifiable purpose of political institutions is to ensure the unhindered development of the individual." (Einstein)
*** NOTICES ***
HASSAN DIAB CASE
FRANCE ORDERS TRIAL LINK
JOIN CAMPAIGN FOR OUTREACH TO PARLIAMENTARIANS
FREE ASSANGE NOW! LINK
Follow the trial(s) of Julian Assange LINK
DRUTHERS: If I had my druthers, we all would know the truth - - LINK
50 Yrs of Failed Predictions
* DR. ROGER HIGGS *
ResearchGate: Global warming/cooling for past 2,000 yrs mimic Sun's magnetic activity, not CO2.
PROJECT LOG: LINK
CANADA HEALTH ALLIANCE Standing Up For Health Freedom! LINK
Constitutional Rights Centre Inc.(CRC) LINK
Prosecutor Rocco Galati on Twitter. LINK
Ontario Civil Liberties Assoc.- OCLA LINK
LEADING CAUSES OF DEATHS IN CANADA
WorldAtlas - LINK
CHYCHO LIVE: Current Events & Much More LINK
JUSTICE FOR MOHAMED HARKAT:
Stop Moe Harkat’s deportation to torture LINK
Will We Allow Canada To Deport Mohamed Harkat To Torture? ... HuffPost
The True North Not So Free ... YYC:
Moe needs help with his legal costs. Visit here to donate online.
11 examples how IHRA definition threatens free speech and aims to silence Palestinian solidarity... LINK
PCHR: Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory LINK
Israel’s War Criminals in Their Own Words LINK
Miko Peled: The State of Israel Will Crumble LINK
Does Israel "own"
America; Netanyahu thinks so. video
Jewish Voice for Peace:
Israel Palestine Conflict 101
Arch. & Eng. for 9/11 Truth
Canada Palestine Assoc.
CDNs for Justice & Peace in the Middle East
Count Me Out (of census)
Famous Canadian Women
Friends of Science
Greencrow As The Crow Flies
IF NOT NOW
Israel Palestine News
Jewish Voice for Peace
Justice for Mohamed Harkat
Justice for Hassan Diab
Palestine Photo Project
Truth and Shadows
Vaccine Choice Canada
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