“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.” – Rudyard Kipling
By now, the majority of us have spent at least 463 days in quarantine (which is more like 7 days in real-time).
The first day off from school or work felt great. You probably dug into your emergency stash of Doritos, binge-watched your favorite show and got some nookie.
But after the first few days, self-isolation can make you feel a little bit like Jack in the Shining and you are doing everything you can to keep from going batshit crazy from boredom.
This has got to be particularly tough for college students who are just coming into their own and socialization is an integral part of their lives and sense of self.
Which is why Peyton Manning crashing their zoom call mid-lecture is one of the greatest things ever.
While COVID-19 has all but ruined our chances at doing anything mandatory or fun (like make a paycheck or travel), one day we will all be out of this bad dream and we’ll reclaim some semblance of normalcy.
And when that day comes, you’ll want to probably do something exciting like take up a sport or go on a road trip.
If traveling is something you are aching to do (just to get the hell out of dodge), here are the 15 best-rated cities in the US in 2020. Criteria were the cities’ sights and landmarks, culture, cuisine, friendliness, shopping, and overall value.
Do you think this list is spot-on or do you think other cities should have made the cut?
Some Good News with John Krasinski
John Krasinski highlights some good news from around the world, including an interview with Steve Carell to mark the 15thanniversary of THE OFFICE, as well as John’s newest hero Coco. #somegoodnews