JiminyCricket
JiminyCricket
4/7/20
8:52 PM
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I want my ashes mixed in with glitter and sprinkled from the ceiling onto the unsuspecting attendees while Kylie Minogue songs blast in the background.

4/7/20
3:21 PM
2

78 years old. Pre-existing health problems. I wouldn’t wish a man dead, all I’m saying is this could still end well.

4/7/20
3:08 PM
7

If being on that list was tied to anything other than “money” then the U.S. wouldn’t be anywhere near it.

4/7/20
3:02 PM
1

You know, I have several friends who I would describe as introverted homebodies who often didn’t leave their homes much outside of special occasions. Interestingly they are the ones who seem the most anxious about everything going on, and they said the same thing - big mental shift when you’ve chosen to do that vs Read more

4/7/20
1:48 AM
7

Not that I am living life anywhere near the level of a wealthy supermodel, but I have also been surprised at how much I am appreciating quarantine life. Pre-virus I was usually out several nights a week and the weekends were often a blur of socializing between my friends and my kid’s social life and activities. Now Read more

4/6/20
4:13 PM
5

We built our house last year (had no choice but to knock down most of what was here before, it was barely standing), and the best thing our architect did was make sure that we had lots of easy spots to slide things away easily. A couple of benches built into window seats with space for baskets underneath, and a few Read more

4/6/20
4:08 PM
3

Fully agree on not seeing my kids playing. The only room on our ground floor that has a door (apart from the bathroom) is the front room/play room because I really just need my child to go away sometimes thank you very much. Read more

4/5/20
8:52 PM
2

We just agreed to take on 2 kittens that my cousin has taken in (along with another sibling and the mum) that were found under a neighbors house. They should be okay to come home with us next week. Normally I wouldn’t have considered it but given we are going to be homebound for months it seemed like a perfect time, Read more

4/5/20
8:44 PM
4

I generally get your point, however considering gender reveals as a trend only really became a thing in the last decade I’m not sure that we can claim “tradition” for this one.

4/4/20
3:36 PM
26

I also was naively thinking that Katy Perry, who was supposedly “woke” after the release of her previous album, would have avoided something as regressive as a gender reveal cake.

4/4/20
3:34 PM
49

Good on her though for recognizing her privilege and donating $1 million to trying to close the gap somehow.

4/4/20
3:28 PM
6

Seriously though, countries around the world are enacting free childcare and universal basic income at a rate we never could have imagined. They can claim it’s temporary, but good luck rolling those things back when no one has a job and they are the only things holding society together. Read more

4/4/20
3:20 PM
9

Have you guys seen the NYTimes obituaries? 90% of them are due to coronavirus. It’s...sobering.

4/4/20
3:18 PM
1

Haha honestly I literally just take chicken breast (thinly sliced) and season it with some sort of Italian herbs (e.g. oregano), once those are cooked in a pan I put in some sliced mushrooms. Meanwhile I cook the pasta and sometimes throw in some broccoli florets in the last few minutes of cooking. Then drain the Read more

4/4/20
3:11 PM
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The schools issue is an interesting one, however. Some states shut their schools, and others have left them open for those who need them. In NSW that means about 80% of students have been staying home for these last few weeks of the term, and the 20% still going tend to be the kids of parents who are “essential Read more

4/3/20
3:08 PM
6

My fave from the last couple of weeks has been a chicken mushroom pesto spaghetti. Honestly takes maybe 15 minutes or so to throw together (just waiting for the pasta to cook takes the longest), really good with a bit of broccoli in there too.

4/3/20
3:00 PM
11

To be clear, Prime Minister Scott Morrison is an absolute moron and an awful man. His party (named the Liberals, but in Australia that’s our major conservative party) are constantly looking to find ways to reduce support to anyone other than the wealthy and large corporates, who get handouts by the barrel. He’s also a Read more

4/3/20
2:49 PM
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Jealous you are losing weight, I am cooking and eating so much more in my time spent at home that I don’t see that in my future.