What’s Eating Aunt Debbie?

If I hear one more person say, “Masks don’t work,” I’m going to ram my crutch up their ass.

If masks didn’t work, then doctors, nurses, and dentists wouldn’t wear them.

Why do they wear them?

To prevent droplets of bodily fluids that may contain viruses and other germs from escaping through their mouth and/or nose. They also protect the wearer against sprays and splashes from others, such as from sneezes and coughs. Surgeons wear masks during surgeries to protect their faces from sprays and splashes from the patient and to protect the patient from germs coming from the surgeon’s mouth and/or nose from entering the patient’s wound.

Why would they wear masks if masks didn’t work?

I wish people would stop being so damn stupid!

I have even read articles by (supposed) doctors who say masks don’t work! What the literal hell? I don’t know about you, but I don’t have time to research every article and every person who writes those articles to see if they are actually REAL doctors. Whether they are real doctors or not, makes no difference. They are still full of shit. Masks DO work.

Will wearing a mask provide 100% protection from Covid-19? NO, but it will slow the virus and maybe we could see the number of cases and deaths go down considerably, instead of major surges with no end in sight. OVER 200,000 deaths in the United States!

My nephew said it quite well earlier this month. He said, “If I can wear my mask for 10 hours at work then it won’t kill other people to wear one while they pick up groceries.”

I wish I had more time tonight because I have so much more to say. I’ll just end this post by posing a question to those of you who think masks don’t work:

If you were going in for a heart transplant, gallbladder removal, tonsillectomy, or any other surgery – Wouldn’t you want your surgeon to wear a mask? Or if you were taking care of someone who had an infectious disease such as MRSA, wouldn’t YOU wear protective gear, including a mask?

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Friday’s Funnies – My Faves This Week

I know, I know. I’ve been AWOL for quite some time. I just can’t bring myself to sit and write anything consistently. There’s not much to write about. Pandemic, politics. I’ve covered both. I’m sick of 2020 and I’m ready to move onto 2021, hopefully with improvements!

Let’s get on with this, shall we? I hope you get a good laugh!

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Well, my favorites are Dumb Bitch Hours and Estelle’s First Rodeo! I hope you’ve cracked a smile at least or maybe laughed out loud at one or two!

Have a great weekend, friends! Don’t forget to smile a little and laugh a lot! Stay safe!

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45 Reasons…

In March of this year, I began writing an extensive post titled, “45 Reasons NOT To Reelect Trump.” After hour upon hour of research and fact-checking, I realized that I had 75 reasons and FACTS, which greatly surpassed the 45 intended, so I stopped. Since then, that list of reasons has surely doubled, if not tripled. I just don’t have the energy to keep up. 

12 days from now we go to the polls, and many have already voted via early voting or mail-in ballots. I pray that Joe Biden can pull this off because, in my opinion, we are worse off now than we have been in decades and Trump has had a huge hand in that. He has brought out the worst in us. He has lied to the American people time and time again. He downplayed a virus that has killed over 200,000 Americans and we are nowhere close to seeing an end. We are lacking competent leadership and while some may be asking if Joe Biden is up to the task, I think he is. I know he would do a better job than Trump. In fact, my 12 year old grandson would do a better job than Donald J. Trump.

I’m just tired of listening to a whiny-ass, adolescent, bully of a man pretending to be President of this great country. When things don’t go his way, he attacks people. When someone disagrees with him, he fires them. Instead of answering the tough questions, he has a tantrum and walks away. We need a President who answers the tough questions because that’s his job! During this pandemic, he left decisions to individual states’ governors. We need a President who LEADS, not one who passes the buck. We don’t need one who resorts to name-calling and attacks on his opponent’s family members. We need a strong, yet kind LEADER, not one who is constantly playing the blame-game.

I could go on and on but I don’t have the energy. 2020 has drained me. I have lost faith in people that I thought I knew. And it goes way beyond a difference of opinion. When someone you adore makes racist remarks or says something without empathy or compassion, it rips my heart apart. I have to remove myself from their orbit. That’s all there is to it. I have to save my own sanity.

You may think, “Damn Liberal,” “Libtard,” or whatever, which makes you just as childish as Trump. This is not a ‘party’ issue. I am a Democrat BUT I have voted Republican. I vote based on FACTS and RECORDS. I vote based on who I think would do a better job. I didn’t vote for Trump in 2016 and I won’t vote for him in November. 

I look forward to the day of strong leadership, complete sentences, more working than tweeting, and more empathy and compassion. I look forward to NO MORE Trump TV, and a POTUS who knows his facts, supports science, doesn’t mock a soul. I look forward to a President who respects others, regardless of their skin color, religion, status, or job. 

Honestly, I don’t think this country can take 4 more years of Donald Trump. Off to watch the debate. Last time, 5 minutes was all I could handle.

Friday’s Funnies – My Faves This Week

Here we are, Friday. October. Still 2020. Yippee. What an exciting year this has been – NOT.

Today marks the 201th day of staying home for Dad and me. This month, by golly by crackin’, we are going to break out of this house and go INTO the grocery store for those things I can’t get online. I’m looking forward to it but I’m not looking forward to it at the same time!

Dad fell last weekend; not once but twice. He did a little too much outside and when he came in he was just exhausted. He never made it to his chair to rest. Scared the daylights out of him and me, too! He’s ok, only a few bruises to show for it but still I spent the entire week keeping an eye on him. He’s snoring in his chair (I can hear him so I know he’s ok) so I figured this was a good time to get Friday’s Funnies out to you! 

I hope you enjoy this set!

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Honestly, I can’t even pick a fave this week! They were all pretty dang funny!! I hope you enjoyed them as well. It feels good to laugh, yes? 

I hope you all have an awesome weekend! Stay Safe and Be Kind. ✌

Friday’s Funnies

Well, look what day it is again! These weeks are going by so quickly! Soon Christmas will be here and the year will be gone. I just hope certain “other things” will be gone shortly thereafter, too! 

Can you believe I’m actually getting this week’s funnies out this early? Ha! One point for me! It’s really not early but sometimes it’s nearly midnight before I get it published! I hope you like these better than last week’s. Be sure to comment your faves at the bottom of the post!

First, here’s a set of Animal Selfies I thought was extremely comical! I hope you do, too!

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Do you have a favorite? Or two or three? I got the biggest chuckle out of the naked kid in the window…and the potluck idea! Snort! I hope you liked at least a few of these, my friends!

Are you enjoying the Fall weather? Here in SW Missouri, it is cooling down and I’m so happy! I’m wearing sweats right now and I’m looking forward to having to wear a sweater! What do you look forward to the most in the Fall?

Have a super weekend! I’ll meet you back here on Monday! Stay safe and enjoy the season!