Today, April Fools Day, is normally a day for jokes, pranks and general tomfoolery.
This is far from a normal April Fools Day.
Aside from a bad impression of Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey — whose accent is the quintessential Southern drawl — I wasn’t in a jocular mood. I just learned “jocular” today thanks to WordPress Discover, which has started daily prompts again.
Today’s is “joke,” and it struck me as ironic since most people don’t see a global pandemic as the right time to joke around. I heard an actor say something about how important it is to document this time so when it’s over we’ll remember what it was like.
Something tells me most people who are old enough to remember this stretch of time won’t soon forget it.(more…)