I wanted to get my new glasses Monday, but a delay caused an error in one of my glasses prescriptions, I’m getting regular glasses and computer classes, screwed everything up. By the time the ophthalmologist’s office said they had faxed the correct prescriptions to Costco, Costco had closed its optical department.
So, instead of shopping at Costco, I went to my local co-op and Safeway to stock up again. I wore my face mask and disposable gloves.
In addition to the canned goods shelves being nearly bare, the sugar and flour shelves at Safeway were empty, too.
People age 60 and older are to stay home, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee said. So that’s what I’m doing now.
The baby boomers in our blogging group are being impacted by the coronavirus. They’re writing about:
- How to clean your groceries to kill possible coronavirus contamination.
- What baby boomers can do to keep themselves healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- How couples can have different opinions about “social distancing” and shelter in place.
- Things you can do with your unexpected free time.
- How to create blog content in your free time at home.
- The difficulty of deciding whether to cancel a series of continuing education classes for seniors for a small group where social distancing and sanitation can be practiced.
Meryl Baer of Six Decades and Counting writes about these articles in the Best of Boomer Blogs #641. Click here to get the links to the articles. In addition, be sure to join in the conversations. Boomer bloggers enjoy hearing from readers.