[ale] ALE meeting location
kilpatms at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 22:27:26 EDT 2020
will check with Melton's tomorrow around noon. Don't think they even
answer the phone until 11:30 or so.
On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 9:47 PM Jim Kinney via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:
> Probably need to check if Melton's is switching to take out only. Brockett
> Pub just announced their transition beginning tomorrow.
> On March 16, 2020 5:43:09 PM EDT, Steve Litt via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, 16 Mar 2020 10:03:38 -0400
>> Sean Kilpatrick <kilpatms at gmail.com> wrote:
>> But I AM Grandpa.
>>> I believe there is a fundamental difference between Existence and
>>> Life. Hiding in a cave, afraid of nearly every living thing, is
>>> Existing, NOT Living.
>>> For me, sharing a beer with a friend is far less risky than paddling
>>> an open canoe down the roughest white water east of the Colorado
>>> River, which I have done many times.
>> I stand in awe of your adventuresome spirit, oh courageous one. You
>> might want to consider (but probably won't), that when you drown in a
>> river, nobody loses but you. When you go to a bar and contract the
>> virus, you spread the virus to up to half those you later come in
>> contact with. Those people, in turn, will likely give it to their
>> families and housemates. And if any of those housemates are as
>> adventurous as you, you'll have an awe-inspiring fanout. In Italy,
>> which is a couple weeks farther along the curve than the US, the virus'
>> death rate is 7.3% (
>> ). That's not 7.3% of old people, that's 7.3% of all people. You won't
>> get tried for murder, and likely won't know who died due to your
>> actions, but you sure enough killed them.
>> As you breath on people after your night of beer with your friends, you
>> might want to consider that some of those people have done things a
>> hell of a lot more brave than white water rafting, and in many cases
>> their brave acts benefited society much more than your white water
>> To those not as courageous as Sean Kilpatrick, I'd simply say that this
>> afternoon our nation's *scientists* recommend face to face meetings not
>> exceed ten people, and to stay away from bars and restaurants. I'd
>> recommend online meetings until this thing runs its course, if not for
>> us, then for our loved ones and those we encounter.
>> Steve Litt
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