Thursday November 12 was the 2-week mark before Thanksgiving.
Guys, unless you and all of your guests started seriously quarantining on that day (totally locked-down), you should not go anywhere or receive guests.
(Unless all you want for Christmas are dead friends and relatives.)
UPDATE 1: Sadly, I am hearing about friends who are going to take the swab test two days before and say that’s enough precaution.
I’m still hearing a lot of rationalizing about how everyone’s family is, you know, not the kind of people who would… but you don’t know that. Viruses don’t care that you’ve never had a speeding ticket or an overdue book at the library, or that you give to good causes. A virus is only looking for a host.
During the AIDS crisis in the ’80s, I remember a slogan that was something like, you are sleeping with everyone who slept with this guy. The difference now (besides the sexxxxytime stuff) is that you are in contact with everyone this person has been in contact with (over the last 2 weeks).
Here’s fun object-lesson:
I’m putting this on top top today for that reason. Fresher posts below.