Daysies news: Live show date, changes for ‘Live from Ja’Ville’, and a new chain

We’ve been under lockdown in our Crazy Daysies circle since early March, but as Florida reemerges from the cocoon, things are looking up. News is up on their first show after shutdowns, a change in schedule for their live Facebook show, and a new chain (of sorts). Continue reading “Daysies news: Live show date, changes for ‘Live from Ja’Ville’, and a new chain”

Range of humor, some very disturbing, in responses to Coronavirus

Various memes and videos poking humor and satire at the Coronavirus or COVID-19 impact are not surprising. Americans often find comfort in humor. Several videos caught my eye, and reasons vary. One in particular is more disturbing after the fact. Another has a personal connection to me. Continue reading “Range of humor, some very disturbing, in responses to Coronavirus”

Why do national dinosaur media handle the CPC with kid gloves?

Will indie media be our saving grace?

We were talking about many news outlets’ fondness for the CPC, the way they handle it with kid gloves,  when my friend asked me what news I “watch”.

My answer was easy.

“Little to none.” Continue reading “Why do national dinosaur media handle the CPC with kid gloves?”

Restaurants as drive-in theaters? Musicians, take note

I recently told a policeman who was parked next to us as we picked up curbside takeout I’d never seen anything like this Coronavirus shutdown. Afterwards, as my husband and I talked about that, I told him new models would emerge. Because Americans are most definitely creative. Now restaurants are adapting with a new feature—the parking lot as a drive-in theater. Musicians should take note. Continue reading “Restaurants as drive-in theaters? Musicians, take note”

Small biz perseveres as favorites like Hoby’s, Brick Oven stay in the game

sampler Hoby's General Store
Sampler from Hoby’s Honey and General Store

I can’t tell you how excited I was this morning to see that Hoby’s now delivers locally. We are almost out of the honey my husband got me for Christmas, and no one does honey better than Hoby’s. The only honey we like as much is made by a friend of ours, Jamie Hooten, in upstate Carolina. Surfing the Web today, I also noticed Brick Oven Pizzeria in Orange Park and Taziki’s Mediterranean in Mandarin are persevering to keep the doors open in what I see as the most difficult economic environment in my lifetime. Continue reading “Small biz perseveres as favorites like Hoby’s, Brick Oven stay in the game”