Outside my window, what do I see? I see car after car after car. Where are they going? Are they going to get gas, the gym, are they picking up medicine for their sick grandmother? I don't know. Maybe they do. The air reeks of sadness. Mr. Sun is not here. I know that if I step outside my apartment and look up in the sky, all I will see is clouds. With COVID, things are not like they used to be. Many restaurants are closed right now. For the few that are, there aren't dine in options; or they are encouraging social distancing. It's the kind of day that makes you want to stay in bed, sleep, or watch a movie. Make sure you have comfortable pajamas, because right now, THAT is the only comfort to be had. There is no end in sight. One can't even let out a cough or a sneeze without stirring up a panic. Friends who confide in one another can't provide a hug for relief for their friend their is hurting, or even a shoulder to cry on.
Here is a recipe that literally just popped into my head. It is meant so be a delicious, savory dish; comfort food you can enjoy alone, in the company of coworkers, family, and or friends, in spite of your differences. Essentially, the intent behind this dish is enjoyment and bringing people together! With the fear and dread caused by COVID-19, nothing is certain, and we don't know if/when this pandemic will come to an end. However, one thing is CERTAIN: this time above all others definitely calls for a LOT of comfort food.
What is a HERO? Most people, when they think of a HERO, they might think of Batman, Superman, The Flash, Green Lantern, and the many others seen in Marvel Comics and throughout the DC Universe. While we would love to think that these HEROES brought to us by the great Stan Lee exist, this is a fictional representation we envision that is based on an overactive imagination. A non-fictional HERO, in other words doesn't have any super powers, nor do they fly around in a cape, leotard and tights. They don't have aliases, or secret identities that would endanger their families and friends if discovered. So again, what is a HERO?
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