Introducing “The Masked Chef”, silly fun while cooking in the age of COVID-19

Salmon a la Chairman Avery’s Hunan Heat Sauce!

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Hopefully, the Masked Chef will be a series of short comedic cooking videos. Inspired by “Puppy” and John Avery. Enjoy!

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As With George Floyd, No Story Is Ever Black & White – There Are Always Shades Of Gray.

The real tragedy in this George Floyd’s death cannot be encapsulated in words. There are no heroes, no words of wisdom. Just an entire nation which was already reeling from a world-wide pandemic, now driven further apart in fear, violence and disbelief.

Here are two video accounts of the George Floyd death, one from the New York Times and the other from Candace Owens, a black conservative woman. The truth? Sometimes we can’t handle shades of gray.

As posted on YouTube by the New York Times, no copyrights are claimed by Createus Media. The Times has reconstructed the death of George Floyd on May 25. Security footage, witness videos and official documents show how a series of actions by officers turned fatal. (This video contains scenes of graphic violence.)
As posted on Facebook by Candace Owens. No copyrights are claimed by Createus Media.
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Why ventilators may do more harm than good for COVID-19 patients

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This may be a little recognized fact. Ventilators could be doing more harm than good. As reported by Time Magazine. What are your thoughts?

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Feeling Stronger EVERY DAY

Sometimes you just need to sit back, watch the world go by and reach into those oldie but goodies so you can feel stronger every day!

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Freedom from Covid-19, solution or recipe for disaster?

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What if we did nothing and let the Covid-19 (the corona virus) run it’s course? I know that this idea is highly controversial, but I believe fear and anxiety are the major problems we face in this world-wide pandemic,, and not Covid-19 itself.

Covid-19 is a mutated form of the typical influenza virus, which humans have lived with for possibly millions of years, and were described in 500 BC by  Hippocrates, considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine.

Each year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control, the leading number of deaths in the US in 2017 are as follows:

  • Heart disease: 647,457
  • Cancer: 599,108
  • Accidents (unintentional injuries): 169,936
  • Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 160,201
  • Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 146,383
  • Alzheimer’s disease: 121,404
  • Diabetes: 83,564
  • Influenza and pneumonia: 55,672
  • Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis: 50,633
  • Intentional self-harm (suicide): 47,173
Graphic from HYACINTH EMPINADO/STAT as posted.

More recently, the projected number of deaths from Covid-19 for this year range between 88,000 to 293,000, compared to 34,200 deaths from the flu in 2018, and 675,000 from the last great pandemic of the H1N1 flu pandemic in 1918. This would put the number of deaths from Covid-19 as the 3rd possible leading cause of death, well below that of heart disease and cancer.

So, what would happen if we let the Covid-19 virus run its normal course? In my opinion, we would avoid a possible world-wide financial collapse and shorten the time, money and troubles we now face. Fear and Anxiety are our worst enemy in this situation.

My vote for the worst company name ever, “Sneek” a software company that monitors employees who work at home.

From The Business Insider, March 25, 2020

Employees at home are being photographed every 5 minutes by an always-on video service to ensure they’re actually working — and the service is seeing a rapid expansion since the coronavirus outbreak

What is your take on this development? Leave your comments here or on FB.

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