The Lighter Side of ‘Rona!
Here are some more positive news stories! Enjoy!
Someone in Massachusetts spent $5,000 on gift cards to cover ALL the groceries bought during a store's "senior citizen hours" on Saturday.
A customer at a restaurant in Houston left a $1,000 tip on a $19 takeout order, and the employees CHEERED when they found out. The owner says it's a regular, and he called him to let the generous patron know how much it lifted his employees spirits.
A landlord in New Jersey who owns 12 different buildings isn't charging rent until July. All he asks is that his tenants pay it forward by supporting local businesses. BTW, he is losing $50,000 on this deal. That, is generous.
A photographer in Minnesota is doing family portraits for people on their porches . . . and he's calling them "Porchtraits." In the past few weeks, he's gone to 150 houses and taken free family photos for random people, all while social distancing.
A group of high school students in Canada created a free hotline to help cheer up senior citizens who are stuck in isolation. It's full of pre-recorded jokes and uplifting messages from kids. The number is 1-877-JOY-4ALL. We tried it and it’s still a work in progress.
The latest craze in the pandemic is . . . men freezing their seed in case the worst happens or the virus affects fertility. Apparently, sales of at-home collection kits are way up, as men want to freeze their stuff in case the worst happens or the virus affects their fertility. Men have a way of perpetuating their species. This is proof.
There are now instructions for how to make a looping video of yourself for Zoom, so you can skip meetings while working from home. This is cheating BTW, but given the sitch, just don’t get caught!
Now that people are out of the way, animals like coyotes, bobcats, and bears have reclaimed Yosemite National Park. After all, it is their home.
Coors Light delivered 150 cans of beer to the 93-year-old woman in Pittsburgh who made the news for holding a sign in her window saying, "I need more beer!" Coors Light has stocked for the summer. Oh, and she is NOT sharing. Don’t ask. Props for her publicly saying she drinks Coors Light. She’s brave. Or doesn’t care. We assume it that she doesn't care.