[ale] ALE meeting location
jim.kinney at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 12:12:34 EDT 2020
As per wife's call :
Called Melton's. They are doing Social Distancing seating. Full menu is available. They are keeping everything as germ free as possible. Plastic cutlery only. Menus and salt/pepper shakers sanitized between seatings. Tables wiped between sneezes and coughs.
On March 16, 2020 10:27:26 PM EDT, Sean Kilpatrick <kilpatms at gmail.com> wrote:
>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.
>> Pub just announced their transition beginning tomorrow.
>> On March 16, 2020 5:43:09 PM EDT, Steve Litt via Ale <ale at ale.org>
>>> 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
>>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> death rate is 7.3% (
>>> ). That's not 7.3% of old people, that's 7.3% of all people. You
>>> 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,
>>> 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
>>> afternoon our nation's *scientists* recommend face to face meetings
>>> exceed ten people, and to stay away from bars and restaurants. I'd
>>> recommend online meetings until this thing runs its course, if not
>>> us, then for our loved ones and those we encounter.
>>> Steve Litt
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