Author Topic: Miscellaneous side-effects of the COVID-19 situation  (Read 4041 times)

Offline ChEng

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Re: Miscellaneous side-effects of the COVID-19 situation
« Reply #60 on: May 26, 2020, 07:36:30 PM »
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/05/25/report-national-lockdown-in-italy-drives-30-increase-in-divorces/
Report: National Lockdown in Italy Drives 30% Increase in Divorces
I've heard stuff like this before. Not this specific country, nor this specific number, but that domestic troubles have gone sky high.

That is why I changed my schedule to spend a full hour for breakfast with my wife, and another hour for lunch, followed by an hour specifically for playing games, talking, or otherwise spending time with her. We also spend 20-30 minutes, several times a day, sitting on our swing, enjoying each other's company. You don't get to 40 years of great marriage without putting a lot of work into it - but it's well worth it. (Ephesians 5:25 - "Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her" - I'll gladly give myself up for Mrs. ChEng.)

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Re: Miscellaneous side-effects of the COVID-19 situation
« Reply #61 on: May 26, 2020, 07:41:29 PM »

You don't get to 40 years of great marriage without putting a lot of work into it - but it's well worth it. (Ephesians 5:25 - "Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her" - I'll gladly give myself up for Mrs. ChEng.)

Congrats on the 40 years!  Lots of wisdom here.

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Re: Miscellaneous side-effects of the COVID-19 situation
« Reply #62 on: May 27, 2020, 04:25:53 AM »
Congrats on the 40 years!  Lots of wisdom here.
Thanks, actually 40 this December, I've been blessed with a great gal. And that wisdom was hard-earned; I often say that I wish I had the body I had when I was a kid of 20, but I would not be willing to give up the wisdom to get that body.  ;)

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Re: Miscellaneous side-effects of the COVID-19 situation
« Reply #63 on: June 30, 2020, 03:31:22 PM »
If the schools stay closed into the fall, we might find ourselves transitioning to All on-line education a lot sooner than we once thought.
Think of the money we would save! No need for school buildings. No buses.
The more dedicated teachers could monitor the on-line programs.

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Re: Miscellaneous side-effects of the COVID-19 situation
« Reply #64 on: June 30, 2020, 09:49:23 PM »
We're actually hoping it continues online in the fall... it will make it easier for our younger son to take a couple of courses remotely from his old university while he waits to transition here in another state...


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Re: Miscellaneous side-effects of the COVID-19 situation
« Reply #65 on: July 01, 2020, 07:24:42 AM »
If the schools stay closed into the fall, we might find ourselves transitioning to All on-line education a lot sooner than we once thought.
Think of the money we would save! No need for school buildings. No buses.
The more dedicated teachers could monitor the on-line programs.

think about more people on unemployment, think about more latchkey kids home alone as both parents work one or more jobs each, think about how easy it would be for kids to skip their classes, but i will bet you that there will still be school sports, as god forbid that those programs like football will be cut

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Re: Miscellaneous side-effects of the COVID-19 situation
« Reply #66 on: July 01, 2020, 08:15:43 AM »
We are opening all our schools in fall.  In fact, we should be removing all remaing business restrictines starting Friday.  That's the advantage of doing widespread antibidy and active virus testing, proper contact tracing, quarantining only those ill, and not promoting riots.  In other words, putting science above politics.

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Re: Miscellaneous side-effects of the COVID-19 situation
« Reply #67 on: July 01, 2020, 01:45:45 PM »
In fact, we should be removing all remaing business restrictines starting Friday.

Well, the governor decided to keep some of the reduced bar, restaurant, entertainment venue restrictions on for another two weeks because of potential issues with surrounding states.  Otherwise our restrictions are off on Friday.