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Now it's being reported that fast food restaurants ( restaurants in general ) are being raided for their toilet paper rolls and stealing those as well as paper towels out of the racks... unbelievable!!
LOL, it was just a matter of time.
 

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I am a musician so i am out of work for who knows how long. During the day I've been filling out job applications for anything I can think of and practicing. At night I've been smoking cigars. It's been nice in a way but I'm going through my small collection quickly and without a source of income I don't see replenishing anytime soon. Things could be worse though. I'm happy I have a few good cigars to smoke for now and I'm enjoying this time at home with my wife and my dogs. I was supposed to be on the road for a couple of weeks. It's a little depressing in a way but I'm trying to look on the bright side of things I guess.
I hear Amazon needs 100,000 jobs filled right away...I have no idea what jobs or where, but might be worth looking into :)
 

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Now it's being reported that fast food restaurants ( restaurants in general ) are being raided for their toilet paper rolls and stealing those as well as paper towels out of the racks... unbelievable!!
This was happening at the hoity-toity place I work (ed) last weekend. Rich assholes stealing our cheap toilet paper
 

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I can't believe we have to search people's bags as they leave the power plant.... Moreover, I can't believe that multiple people have lost 6 figure salaries over Lysol and see through toilet paper!! The sheep are grazing boys!


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Things are on hold or me right now because my job requires me to travel and meet with my distributors and their customers. Since most factories have either closed their doors or are not allowing visitors, I am unable to make sales calls along with my distributors. In addition, companies like Fastenal and Grainger have cancelled their national trade shows so my schedule is pretty clear right now. Thankfully the owner of our company has decided to take this time to work on internal efficiencies and we have started working on projects that will make our lives easier once everything returns to normal. When I'm not on the road I work from my home anyways so I am already geared up to do my job from here.

On a personal note, we were pretty well stocked up on toilet paper, paper towels, etc. before this all hit and we have a freezer full of meat so no worries there. When we do get food from a restaurant, 90% of the time we would grab takeout and bring it home or have it delivered so not much of a change there either. The biggest change is that we are not able to go to church or our Bible studies but these have moved online now so just the same thing in a different format.

Otherwise, I have just been spending my time as I usually do. Going online, watching old movies on TCM, reading books and smoking when I get the chance. With the weather warming up here I should be able to get outside soon and start working on some of the outdoor projects on my honey-do list. All in all not much has changed other than I am able to stay home for awhile instead of jumping in my car or on an airplane every week.
 

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I'm up to speed! I'm just an introvert that works at a power plant, so nothing in my life has changed! Although there's rumors flying around that we may get locked on site at some point in the near future.

Pros:24/7 pay, straight time not on shift and either 1.5-2x when on shift, free meals, and an unlimited supply of toilet paper!!!

Cons: away from family for potentially upwards of 60 days


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They're talking of quarantining two shifts at the refinery I work at as well. I'd sign up in a heartbeat for 24/7 pay for a few weeks.
Daughter is home from college probably until the fall. Switching to online classes. I hope they reimburse me for half a semester's worth of lodging and meal plans.( around 8k for 1/2 semester!) Those are more than the tuition.
Other than low TP reserves, its life as normal here
 
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Our 3 boys are out of school until at least April 13. There are no requirements to complete work for the boys and they will get stir crazy soon. I've been out of work for a while, so everything just goes on as it was for me. I go for walks and listen to the radio. Did our taxes. Spent today reseasoning my cast iron skillet. Probably will give it more attention tomorrow. I'm going to grill brats tonight. I discovered the Pluto streaming channel. You guys should check it out. All free and some decent stuff...movies, binge watch channels. Commercials, though. Search the job ads and talk to HR people. Watch Youtube.

Supplies are OK here. TP can be found if you're persistent. Meat was picked over, but again, you can find anything you need if you're persistent. You may need to go to three places instead of your usual haunt or odd places that have groceries, like the hardware store.

Iowa has closed "non-essential" businesses, but life goes on without too much disruption. Just a lot of people working from home.
 

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I hope they reimburse me for half a semester's worth of lodging and meal plans.( around 8k for 1/2 semester!) Those are more than the tuition.
Other than low TP reserves, its life as normal here
Illinois had already said their universities will prorate the dorm and food costs and refund the students or their parents. I hope Texas follows suit for you.
 
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Working from home. When not doing that I am spending some quality time with my bride and our family of pets. Listening to a lot of jazz from the vinyl collection.
 
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