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Over the years, when I am not at CBS for a Sunday Morning program, I would be home watching Sunday Morning on CBS. Comedian Jim Gaffigan often has a commentary on the program. Especially now with COVID-19, his comedic style and dry sense of humor is perfect. I am putting the final touches on this article on Sunday, August 2nd right after watching this week’s issue. You can see his full commentary on YouTube, which I urge you to do, but here is the gist of it:
It’s already August? But is it really? I know the calendar says it’s August and the corn I planted in my garden says its August. Wait, I planted corn? It can’t be August. There wasn’t a July, a June, or a May. I remember April, it was a cruel extension of March. Maybe it is still March. I still do not understand the term “New Normal” like I didn’t understand it in March. How can “New” be “Normal”? How can “Normal” be “New”? I gotta check my corn. That’s how I know it’s not March because I’m growing corn! Why am I growing corn?
Doesn’t that summarize life in this pandemic in a lighthearted way? It’s true, at least for me, there has been a lot of sameness week after week.
It is no exaggeration that this year is going to be a challenge, a challenge the Men’s Club is ready to accept and overcome. Here are some things we are going to do with our programming this year:
Please joins us for a different kind of Men’s Club Opening Dinner on September 17, 2020.
As I told both the Men’s Club Executive Committee and Board, we will not focus on what we cannot do, but what we can and will do.
Debbie, Grace, and I would like to wish each of you a very healthy, happy, and prosperous New Year.
L ‘Shana Tova,