NEW YORK — Elmo, Rooster and Cookie Monster are doing their part to help keep kids safe as the coronavirus pandemic grinds on.
Waiting is always hard, but when you’re waiting for an unseen force that could, at any time, sicken or kill you, your family and your friends while devastating the global economy … OMG OMG OMG …
We humans have considered ourselves at the top of the food chain above all the plants, fish, birds and mammals. But the real top of the food chain is actually the bacteria, viruses and fungi that feed upon us. Coronavirus is just the most recent example of how nature may work to put us in our place, so to speak. Great civilizations have disappeared due to plagues and pestilences in the past, and we can learn these lessons as we tend our gardens.
With just a few staples on hand, you can choose any of these three budget-friendly soups, customize with other additions, and still have supper on the table in 40 minutes or less. Choose from a hearty lentil stew, cream of tomato or potato soup. Theyre not high-end cooking, but they are fast and nourishing and soothing.
Good fences make good neighbors goes the old saying, and maybe in the old days it was the case. Stone walls are traditional and impressive, but expensive. Today, we have so many choices that an unattractive fence might create all kinds of neighbor problems depending on type of material used.
On the last Tuesday of each month, a group of about 20 caregivers and dementia patients gather in Hilo to play board games, eat lunch and socialize at the Memory Café Hui.
When chicken is cooked with tomatoes or coconut milk, the result is delightful. When its cooked with tomatoes and coconut milk, it is doubly delightful.
SEATTLE Out here in Seattle, were just washing our hands down to nubs, Googling can drinking alcohol kill coronavirus (answer: sadly, no, but can help with nerves), definitely never touching our faces again and encasing all older relatives inside protective bubbles for the foreseeable future. Business at restaurants is suffering in a way thats getting dire quickly, yet among all the talk of social distancing, a collective end-of-days bacchanal spirit may still be readily found. Have a nice cold pint and wait for all this to blow over suggested the sandwich board outside my neighborhood favorite Bait Shop last Friday night, and the place was standing-room-only packed with a loud, festive, low-risk-category crowd doing exactly that.
HONOLULU With thousands of students off from school for spring break and the following week, the Hawaii Department of Health has issued guidelines families can follow to protect themselves against COVID-19 infection.