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Goodheart's Journal
Goodheart's Journal
March 29, 2020

Anybody else having a really bad dietary day?

This morning I said FUCK IT... I'm going to eat what I crave.

So I had two big bowls of buttery yellow grits for breakfast.

And for lunch two links of spicy smoked boudin.

And just now I had potato chips sprinkled with habanero sauce.

And tonight... who knows... I'm thinking a cheddar cheese quesadilla.

March 29, 2020

I'm 66, no grandkids, and, no, I'm not willing to sacrifice my life

for some Republican's likely brainwashed progeny.

Am I monster?

Might be an entirely different story if they were raised to be SKEPTICS. This world needs a world full of skeptics.

The logicofscience.com explains quite nicely what a skeptic is:

" In summary, a skeptic is simply someone who demands good evidence before accepting something and is willing to change their view when it conflicts with the evidence. "

I'm rambling, I know. Cabin fever.

March 27, 2020

Sewing cloth surgical masks at home. Are they still needed?

Just found a stash of elastic!

March 27, 2020

I can't believe a run on dried beans.


Suddenly everybody has the patience to cook your own beans? And the taste buds for it?

I'm not believing this! I've cooked so many beans over the years, keeping companies like Camellia and Goya in business, that I feel like I ought to have the right of first refusal. But they're all gone!!!!!!!

March 21, 2020

Islands in the Stream

Lately, when I get news there's nowhere to roam
Can't get out for nothing or away from home
We are stuck inside
There's a virus going on

Islands in the stream
That is what we are
No one to be seen
I can't wait for long
Stay away from me
In bizarro world
And we deny on each other, ah ha
From one bummer to another, ah ha

March 21, 2020

What a great surprise! I just discovered I have a bidet!

Well, somewhat.

This might come as a useful suggestion to those of you who haven't thought of this yet:

The commode in one of my bathrooms is close to a bathtub that has a long shower hose attachment. It reaches all the way inside the toilet, and I can actually reach the water handles to turn it on!


Funny thing, though... I have a lot of toilet paper on hand.

March 20, 2020

Let's play "would you rather?"

My son just mentioned something I hadn't previously considered...

He works in the restaurant business as a kitchen manager, and, needless to say, business is awful.

So, fearful for his job, this is what he just said to me:

"I'd rather be infected with the coronavirus than to lose my job for two or three months".

Would you rather?

March 17, 2020

Unleaded gasoline at Sam's Club here in Baton Rouge

$1.56 per gallon for members. $1.61 for non-members.

Seems to have dropped 35 cents per gallon in the last week.

March 16, 2020

Talking in circles

Me: So, your hero said in January that this coronavirus crisis is just a Democratic hoax. Was he lying?

My brother: No, he wasn't lying. Yes, it's a hoax. This is no worse than the common flu. The number of people who have died is much less than the flu.

Me: Then why did he declare a national state of emergency this week?

My brother: To calm the markets and the economy. That's the hoax. The panic caused by Democrats to take down our economy is the hoax.

Me: So, if the virus is not serious then why did he ban travel from China and Europe... travel bans that helped to tank the economy?

My brother: He did that to protect us from the Chinese virus, and then Democrats screamed racism.

Me: Well, you just said that the "national state of emergency" is to protect us from panic, not from the virus. Why is he adding to the panic?

My brother: He's not adding to the panic. He's got the situation under control, he's got everybody's concerns under control.

Me: Are people panicked about both the virus and the economy?

My brother: No, just about the virus. People know the economy is strong.

Me: Then why didn't he just stick with his original thought, and keep telling us that the virus is nothing to worry about, instead of banning travel because of the virus?

My brother: I already answered that. Democrats want a panic to take down trump.

Me: You're making zero sense. Keep your hands away from your face.

March 14, 2020

My tip for using less toilet paper

Hold it in as long as possible. It gets harder and needs less paper to wipe.


I think I've become delirious with despair. Time to stream a movie, I guess.

"Parasite" was waaaaaaaaaay overrated, by the way.

Random thoughts, anybody?

No, I'm not feverish.

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