Then yesterday, Black Friday afternoon, Tom and I ventured out to a movie theater for only the second time since the onset of the COVID epidemic to see a flick that I was really chomping at the bit to see: "House of Gucci" with Lady Gaga and Adam Driver,
But anyway, we went to a 1:20 pm matinee and exited the theater three long, bleary-eyed hours later. During the drive home I checked my texts to see that there had been some activity on the family thread:
He thought a moment then replied, "I don't know."
"The kids are talking about it on the family text," I said.
"Never heard of it," he said.
"Guess I'll google it," I said. "Oh, no," I said a moment later.
It was as if during the three hours that we were in the movie theater the world had been invaded by a juggernaut army of killer mutants,
To every human being who hasn't yet joined in the battle, who hasn't yet stepped up to do their part to save our our people and take back our planet, I say now is the time to enlist in the fight to defeat the Omicron and all the COVID-19 mutants: GET VACCINATED!