SD AZ style - Which social distance line would you rather be in:
At 3/23/2020 06:54 AM, you wrote:
>Here in AZ, Saturday was a nice day and quite a few people out on one of the
>favorite trails here on Brown's Ranch - Granite Mountain. Photos to follow...
>also Biking on the trails was good. Here there is plenty of wide open to be
>I'm with Ken on this one. People kept their distances and being outdoors with
>a good breeze, sunlight, I the risk is greatly reduced. Much riskier just
>getting food at the store. It is pretty easy to keep proper distance.
>I suspect if you are in more crowded spaces and not moving, such as beaches,
>the risk is higher. Then there are those on spring break in Florida that are
>total idiots. Just because one (young person) feels it won't affect me, they
>have not consideration for others.
>At 3/22/2020 10:49 PM, Ken wrote:
>>> Alaska suicide rate, 0.02%
>>Depends on which statistics you are looking at. Also consider the fact
>>that Alaska is a mammoth state (geographically, it spans almost the
>>entire Lower-48). And consider seasonal influence. The suicide rate is
>>highest March-May. (not in the deepest darkest winter, surprisingly).
>>> COVID-9 mortality rate, at least 100 times greater, probably more.
>>Yes it is. But when you live in an area where everything can kill you,
>>this is just another item to add to the list.
>>What I saw today were a couple thousand people out and about enjoying
>>the incredible weather and scenery. The only "grouping" I saw, though,
>>were of people who were obviously together and were in the came
>>vehicle. Otherwise, everybody kept their distance from each other. We
>>didn't get close to anyone and we didn't touch anything.
>>The spread of this virus isn't caused by people being outdoors.
>>Closing the great outdoors is greatly misguided. The spread of the
>>virus is mostly hygienic and direct person-to-person contact related.
>>All that said, in 10 minutes, Anchorage will be under "hunker down"
>>orders. This was everybody's last hurrah.
>Themed Olympus Photo Exhibition: http://www.tope.nl/
Themed Olympus Photo Exhibition: http://www.tope.nl/