No Reason To Get Excited…

Friday is once more upon us and we all look forward to a relaxing weekend. There are a number of stressors that we’re having to deal with, but don’t run out and pay some jackass that studied psychology so her or she could understand themselves, $150+ per hour. Instead, stop fingering the iPhone, put it down and give Facebook and Twitter a rest. And as Paris’ mayoral candidate found out the hard way, don’t video tape yourself beating your meat and send it to a woman you’ve never met. So, let’s shoot the shit.

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A reader sent in a picture that I found inspirational – if only Santa were real. If you said to a therapist that you like this picture, he or she would likely say that you have a short penis complex. But, here’s what I see. I see a gal with a huge insecurity complex or a fruit and vegetable booster. What store asset protection employee would dare search this suspect. This brings back memory of San Francisco, possibly one of the most beautiful cities in the country, at least it used to be.

As most single San Francisco men and women know, the Safe Way Supermarket in the Marina District was the best spot in the City of San Francisco to get a date for the weekend. You did your shopping on a Friday evening and walk out of the place with a date for the weekend. The fresh fruit and vegetable section was usually very productive, but the entire store was rocking.

So, upon seeing this image from one of my readers, I was reminded of those great days and times.

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2020 Mardi Gras Day was February 25 but Fat Tuesday was the last day of the Carnival season, which is the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. The most popular time to visit New Orleans is the extended weekend before Mardi Gras when you can catch parades. The picture captures some of New Orleans’ ladies “The Camel Toe Lady Steppers.” Watching camel toe is one of those things a therapist would consider symptomatic of a small penis complex. However, as our Cajun brothers and sisters know “Laissez les bons temps rouler.”

The Coronavirus mess appears to be heating up with cases popping up in the throughout the Middle East and EU, but as Jimmy Hendrix sang in his hit tune All Along The Watch Tower, “no reason to get excited; ” but just the same, NürnbergMesse GmbH, has postponed IWA OutdoorClassics 2020 and Enforce Tac / U.T.SEC 2020 to a future date to be announced. The reason given was the coronavirus.

Hopefully you had refundable travel reservations. The airlines should be no problem but where you may have a slight problem is with the hotels.

The problem with the coronavirus, is that clinicians and scientists have not been able to nail down the transmission mechanisms so they’re applying typical influenza procedures e.g. wash hand regularly, don’t touch your eyes with unwashed hands, etc. What makes matters even more difficult is that an asymptomatic individual can be virulent and readily transmit the virus. Infected individuals may exhibit simple cold like sniffles and coughing but still spread the virus. Unlike bacterial pathogens, a virus can’t be eliminated with a broad spectrum antibiotic, so typically, clinicians treat its symptoms and let the immune system deal with the virus. This is where a vaccine comes in like a dressed rehearsal for the immune system.

The Coronavirus attacks the respiratory system and the heart, so individuals with weak immune systems, like young children and the elderly are at risk. The mortality rate for the coronavirus is estimated to be 1 in 100. Also at risk are individuals with compromised immune systems e.g HIV/AIDS patients. Events like long flights and large international gatherings, like IWA, present a high risk. In general, any large contained group gatherings are very risky environments.

Remember that a shoot the shit is a freeform unstructured discussion of any subject of interest. Participants don’t need to know anything about the topic, they can make unsupported statements or claims, use uncensored profanity, insult anyone they wish or change the subject altogether.

Have a great weekend be safe and spend some quality time with your buds and family!

SP

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