Category Archives: Israel

CV! Part 191 – DO NOT TRAVELTUESDAY! (Tuesday)

CV! Part 191 – DO NOT TRAVELTUESDAY! (Tuesday)
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
DO NOT TRAVEL! DON’T STOP SOCIAL DISTANCING! 

TravelAlert-614x201

Americans should not travel to France, Israel, Iceland, 
and other destinations regardless of vaccination status! 
– per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

THE UNITED STATES WILL CONTINUE CURRENT TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS.
The CDC advises Americans against travel to the United Kingdom!

Direct travel of noncitizens from Ireland and Greece to the United States has been suspended since January 25, 2021, under an executive order limiting travel from multiple countries. The White House recently said those restrictions would remain in place amid surging cases from the Delta variant.

CDC moved these new destinations
to its highest travel advisory on August 9: 

“Level 4: very high level of COVID-19”:
Aruba, Eswatini, France, French Polynesia, Iceland, Israel, and Thailand

16 new travel destinations were added to the
CDC’s “Level 4: Covid-19 Very High” category on August 2:
Andorra, Curaçao, Gibraltar, Greece, Guadeloupe, Iran, Ireland, 
Isle of Man, Kazakhstan, Lesotho, Libya, Malta, Martinique, 
Saint Barthelemy, Saint Martin, and the US Virgin Islands.
Other travel destinations in the
“Level 4: Covid-19 Very High” category as of August 3:
Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Maldives, The Netherlands, Panama, Portugal, 
Seychelles, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom.

Travelers should avoid travel to those destinations!
And anyone who must travel should be fully vaccinated!
CDC’s Risk Level for destinations are located
on the travel recommendations page on the government website.

And yesterday, France began requiring a “Virus Pass”
for cafes, restaurants and long-distance travel.

firstaid

THE NEW LAMBDA VARIANT IS SPREADING IN THE UNITED STATES!
“highly infectious, may also be able to evade vaccine antibodies”


168630815_10159191245694493_8154759863324509479_n
It’s World Lion Day today!

TEMPUS FUGIT. TIME FLIES.
Growing older means sad goodbyes.
Everyone dies. Everyone dies.

HAPPINESS IS A FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN GOAL!
DON’T WORRY! BE HAPPY TODAY!
The three key aspects that will lead to our well-being and happiness:
an end to poverty, a reduction of inequality, and the protection of our planet.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 – National Lazy Day!
Take a break, Relax, Take a nap, NO WORK TODAY.

Lebowskilimo_6

“I won’t say a hero, ’cause, what’s a hero? But sometimes, there’s a man. And I’m talkin’ about the Dude here. Sometimes, there’s a man, well, he’s the man for his time and place. He fits right in there. And that’s the Dude, in Los Angeles. And even if he’s a lazy man – and the Dude was most certainly that. Quite possibly the laziest in Los Angeles County, which would place him high in the runnin’ for laziest worldwide. But sometimes there’s a man, sometimes, there’s a man. Aw. I lost my train of thought here. But… aw, hell. I’ve done introduced him enough.”
– The Stranger’s narration from “The Big Lebowski”

4:05am: We woke up a little after 2:00am. 
We just drank an iced espresso. Drink Coffee. Drink Water.

6:50am: And so we slept for about two hours….. And then we woke up.
We just drank a cup of espresso and published our new Blog Post.
“CV! Part 190 – The Days Between part two” from this weekend.
We took the dogs outside. We fed the dogs. We took the dogs outside.
We got the newspapers. And the roofers are still working across the street.

It’s World Lion Day! (scientific name: Panthera leo)
12801377_1326055424087687_3426608033148370077_n

9:05am: We took the dogs outside again. We made an iced espresso.
We ate a toasted bagel with cream cheese. We’re chillin’ again.

NEW YORK GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO IS RESIGNING RIGHT NOW!
He loves New York. And he loves the ladies too…. What a DISGRACE.
(and his resignation will be effective in 14 days) Buh-Bye.
And the Senate PASSED the “Bi-partisan” Infrastructure Bill today.

10:05am: Credit Cards. WTF? Foreign Call Centers. WTF?
Why does it always take two calls to fix a problem?
And why do they always leave you ON HOLD until you hang up?
And why do you always have to threaten to cancel to get it done?

11:05am: Yeah, it’s a beautiful day outside. We drank that iced espresso.
11:35am: Tech in the house fixing stuff this morning. Gone before noon.

It’s National Spoil Your Dog Day! 
(but that’s everyday around our house) And we took them outside again.
233591122_5020870447939481_1858769690988117657_n

1:00pm: We made another iced espresso.

3:35pm: And so nothing is happening today.
And that’s appropriate for National Lazy Day, right?

“What’s the difference between
praying in church and praying in a casino?

….. In a casino, they really mean it.”

JoshWillTravel: ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

232396319_5021919531167906_1959754837184890723_n
Wee heeheeheehee weeoh aweem away
Rrr, la la la weeoh aweem away
Hush, my darling, don’t fear, my darling,
The lion sleeps tonight
Hush, my darling, don’t fear, my darling,
The lion sleeps tonight
Wah oh oh, wah oh oh, wah oh wimoweh
Weeheeheehee dee heeheeheehee weeoh aweem away
Weeheeheehee dee heeheeheehee weeoh aweem away
“The Lion Sleeps Tonight”

10:25pm: So we took a nap with the dog after they got fed.
The dogs went outside. The dogs got fed. The dogs went outside.
We fell asleep and now we’re awake again. And it’s time for food soon.

It’s also National S’mores Day!
Graham Crackers + Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bar + Marshmallow

1920px-Flag_of_Ethiopia_(1897-1936;_1941-1974)

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!

EsTpadFVoAMKcKu

DO YOU TRUST THE GOVERNMENT? WHO DO YOU TRUST?
WHY IS THERE SO MUCH CONFLICTING INFORMATION?

WARNING! COVID-19 (the Delta Variant) is spreading
and case numbers are rising in all 50 states.

COVID-19 is still the leading cause of death in the United States.
618000+ Reported Deaths in the United States from COVID-19
as of today.
64830+ Reported Deaths in California from COVID-19 as of today
53560+ Reported Deaths in New York from COVID-19 as of today
(these are the reported numbers, the true numbers are much higher)

NOTE: THERE IS ANOTHER REPORT THAT COVID-19 NUMBERS
IN THE US MAY HAVE BEEN UNDER-REPORTED BY AS MUCH AS 60%!
The University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
reports the number of COVID-19 DEATHS in the US at more than 900000
(that’s 57% higher than the official data according to their analysis)

Untitled

Are you FULLY VACCINATED*?
GET VACCINATED if you haven’t yet!

Vaccines don’t stop you from spreading the virus!
Vaccines may protect you from getting really sick,
and may prevent death if you contract COVID-19.
YOU CAN STILL GET SICK AND DIE.
YOU CAN STILL SUFFER FROM LONG-TERM EFFECTS.
YOU CAN STILL GET OTHER PEOPLE SICK.

We continue to advise our readers to limit their exposure.
STAY THE FUCK HOME! WEAR A FUCKING MASK!
DO NOT TRAVEL! ZERO CONTACT! SOCIAL DISTANCE!
DO NOT EAT, DRINK, OR SOCIALIZE WITH STRANGERS!
(you do not know who is and who isn’t vaccinated or infected)

**GIVE BLOOD!***
THE RED CROSS NEEDS BLOOD AND PLASMA DONORS!

redcrossblood.org 1-800-RED-CROSS Blood Donor App

49069674_10213674176708439_1848904453659295744_n

 


BLACKLIVESMATTER!

Please FOLLOW us on Twitter if you haven’t yet.
LIKE us on 
Facebook. Subscribe to our YouTube page.

READ OUR PREVIOUS BLOG POSTS!
THEY ARE FUN AND YOU MIGHT LEARN SOMETHING!

Use the links below to FOLLOW and LIKE us on other social media!
RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

WANTED: New Opportunities! Sponsors! Advertisers! And someone to pay us money.

Read our previous Blog Post “Depression? Questions to Ask – Before Giving Up” > https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2015/07/12/depression-questions-to-ask-before-giving-up/

Read our previous Blog Post “CORONAVIRUS! Part 1”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2020/03/11/coronavirus/

RETURN TO HOMEPAGE> http://www.joshwilltravel.wordpress.com
LIKE & FRIEND us on Facebook> http://www.facebook.com/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Twitter> http://www.twitter.com/joshwilltravel
NOTE: Periscope is done as of March 31st, 2021. And they killed themselves. SAD.

Have you seen my IMDB? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918756/

RIGHT CLICK AND “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW OUR YOUTUBE PAGE!>
The “JoshWillTravel AdventureScope” is now available on Youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoP3QQfRTfD-2eABWVd-JwQ

72746514_3150068151686396_2547367651835904000_o

DONALD TRUMP AND THE GOP TRAITORS REMAIN
A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER TO THE WORLD in Summer of 2021!

EseAoGOUUAAjff_

TRUMP WAS IMPEACHED FOR INCITEMENT OF INSURRECTION!
TRUMP WAS IMPEACHED FOR ABUSE OF POWER!
TRUMP WAS IMPEACHED FOR OBSTRUCTION OF CONGRESS!

Screen Shot 2021-01-21 at 21.59.14EmYs_RtVMAY9zoU

SEVEN MONTHS AGO, TRUMP AND THE GOP TRAITORS TRIED
TO OVERTHROW THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES! 

ErkoQj1UcAAbzsX

THE GOP TRAITORS ARE LYING TO YOU!
DON’T BELIEVE THEIR LIES!
YOU KNOW WHAT REALLY HAPPENED!
YOU SAW IT WITH YOUR OWN EYES!

2usadumptrump

WE WANT JUSTICE! WE WANT ARRESTS! WE WANT EXPULSIONS!
TRUMP, Trump’s Family, Trump’s Stooges, AND THE GOP TRAITORS
ARE ALL GUILTY OF SEDITION AND TREASON! ARREST THEM NOW!
THEY ARE ALL GUILTY OF GENOCIDE AND CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY!

Ecr-scAXsAAGH0i

AND DO NOT TRUST THE 2020 CENSUS!
OR ANYTHING ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION!

216586275_10159340817472346_4282409931927719355_n

 


STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!

Mental health problems are common.
Seek help if you feel overwhelmed or unsafe!
If distress impacts your daily life for several days or weeks, talk to someone!
Talk to a clergy member, counselor, or your healthcare provider.
If you, or someone you know, are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like you want to harm yourself or others, seek professional help immediately.

If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, get help right away!
Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255) to reach a trained counselor and press 1 to reach the Veterans Crisis Line.
You can also chat with them online at suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/.

NOTE:  if you TEXT 741741 when you are feeling depressed, suicidal or anxious, a crisis worker will text you back and continue to text with you? Many people, especially younger folks, do not like talking on the phone and would be more comfortable texting. It’s a free service to ANYONE: teens, adults, etc. who lives in the U.S. It’s run by The Crisis Text Line and is legit.

Los Angeles County Dept. of Mental Health has a collection of FREE guided meditations to reduce stress, and also FREE sleep and movement exercises at headspace.com/lacounty or contact them at DMH.LACounty.gov
Phone number: 800-854-7771

196803714_10165073005930104_2065221596449643202_n

End the Madness.




CV! Part 190 – “The Days Between” part two (Fri-Sat-Sun-Mon)

CV! Part 190 – “The Days Between” part two (Fri-Sat-Sun-Mon)
EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING ACROSS THE WESTERN UNITED STATES!
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
DO NOT TRAVEL! DON’T STOP SOCIAL DISTANCING! 

2850

The Grateful Dead early 70s

August 1st is Jerry Garcia’s birthday.
August 9th is the anniversary of his death in 1995.
The nine days from August 1st to 9th, are known as “The Days Between”
named for the Grateful Dead’s song on “So Many Roads” released in 1999.
CELEBRATE THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF JERRY GARCIA!

ComplimentsOfGarcia_Cover-360x360

First LIVE performance of “So Many Roads”:
February 22, 1992, at the Oakland Coliseum Arena.

Thought I heard a blackbird singing
Up on Bluebird Hill
Call me a whinin’ boy if you will
Born where the sun don’t shine
And I don’t deny my name
Got no place to go, ain’t that a shame?
“So Many Roads” by the Grateful Dead
written by Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter

Grateful Dead – “So Many Roads”
From the last Grateful Dead concert: – July 9, 1995, at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois

 

Friday, August 6, 2021 – “Puff puff, give.”
“’cause it’s Friday; you ain’t got no job… and you ain’t got shit to do.”
Happy birthday Lucille Ball!
(“I Love Lucy”)
Happy birthday Andy Warhol!
– “Art is what you can get away with.”

warhol campbells

Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s 32 Soup Cans at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City (copyright 2010 JoshWillTravel)

Read our previous Blog Post “Warhol Wednesday”

,0000,

The Grateful Dead at Watkins Glen Raceway, New York July 28, 1973

8:30am: And TGIFriday! It’s Friday!
We were up all morning long, and we laid down after sunrise.
And then the dogs were awake and barking.
The dogs went outside. The dogs got fed. 
We drank a cup of espresso. Drink Coffee. Drink Water.
We just published Part One of “The Days Between” Blog Posts.
We worked on future Blog Posts this morning too.
But TRAVEL MUST WAIT AGAIN, so we are in LIMBO right now.
There are ROOFERS on our street, and they start too early.
They are replacing the wood shake roof across the street this week.
(Can’t even imagine how HOT it must be up there in August!)

Today’s SECRET WORD is HELP:
Screen Shot 2021-08-06 at 03.19.21
-make it easier by offering one’s services/resources
-serve someone with (food or drink)
-improve (a situation or problem); be of benefit to
-aid, assist, improve, remedy, support
-the act of helping someone to do something; assistance
-a person or thing that helps, a domestic employee
-giving assistance to
-an appeal for urgent assistance
– a song title and the fifth studio album by the Beatles

715SwLLGAjL._AC_SY445_
The Beatles’ “HELP!” was released on August 6th, 1965.
(WOW! We did not know that, and that’s a really weird coincidence!)

10:55am: We made another iced espresso.
Watching TV: “Flight of the Conchords” in concert on HBO.
+Surfing the interweb, and working on this Blog Post for a couple hours.
12:00Noon: We did a little dog grooming, and brushed out all the dogs.
We do a little bit everyday of course, but they all got brushed this morning.
We took them outside and now they are happy in the kitchen.
And we might be hungry.

JoshWillTravel: ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ.


It’s HIROSHIMA DAY! (aka “A-BOMB DAY”)
The anniversary of the first World War II Atomic Bomb attack on Japan.
Hiroshima Heiwa Kinen Kōen is a public park in the center of Hiroshima, Japan. It is a memorial dedicated to the first city to suffer a nuclear attack, the memory of the victims (as many as 140000), and to WORLD PEACE. Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park is visited by more than one million people every year. The annual August 6th Peace Memorial Ceremony is sponsored by the city of Hiroshima.

Old_and_New
The A-Bomb Dome is the former Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall.
The building is the nearest building to the bombing that remained partially standing.
It’s now another memorial to the August 6th, 1945, 8:15am nuclear explosion.

“the Peace Memorial Ceremony has never once been cancelled since the Cenotaph for the A-Bomb Victims was built in Peace Memorial Park in 1952, the Peace Memorial Ceremony will be held this year in a similar manner as last year with strict COVID-19 infection prevention measures.”


ddeD

JoshWillTravel: ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ.

10:22pm: Recapping Friday afternoon. We made some lunch.
TV, interweb, YouTube, podcasts. We were mildly entertained.
We fell asleep with the dog and slept.
We woke up and then we went back to bed and slept some more.

On The Menu: Fried chicken breast, quesadilla with salsa verde,
and a dill pickle. With an iced espresso to drink.
227437503_5008893289137197_4831300652529456337_n

We woke up again. The dogs got fed and went outside.
We made and ate some dinner at 10:00pm. GOOD SHABBOS!

On The Menu: Double helping of Mama’s homemade lasagna. And a coke.
231355869_5009152722444587_2240948615979712812_n

NOTE: We were invited to Friday night dinner again.
We don’t feel it is safe to eat and party
with people not inside your bubble again….
WE DON’T KNOW: WHO IS FULLY VACCINATED?
WE DON’T KNOW: WHO IS INFECTED AND CONTAGIOUS?
Is it really safe to party indoors with people who are vaccinated? 
Do you know where they’ve been and who’ve they’ve contacted?
Are they being honest about their status and contacts?
So, we didn’t go the party and we ate our dinner alone.
And then we had a little dessert.

On The Menu: Chocolate Cake from Benes Bakery with Haagen-Daas
vanilla ice cream, Hershey’s chocolate syrup, and whipped cream229426016_5009305815762611_3786892256874291047_n

Thought I heard that KC whistle
Moaning sweet and low
Thought I heard that KC when she blow
Down where the sun don’t shine
Underneath the Kokomo
Whinin’ boy got no place to go

224325009_359311138971698_3033308393343685959_n
Jerry Garcia and John Kahn – Old & In The Way 1975

TRAVEL ALERT! DO NOT TRAVEL!
Spirit Airlines cancelled over 2000 flights this week!!!!! 
with more cancellations coming this weekend.
Passengers have been left stranded at airports across the country for days.
TOTAL FAIL. And there won’t be any penalties of course. 
Can you even imagine being stuck in line with hundreds of strangers
for hours with the Delta Variant spreading?


Las Vegas Livestream on Friday night!
Screen Shot 2021-08-06 at 23.02.25

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!


Saturday, August 7, 2021
Happy B
irthday Ralph Bunche! Born in 1904 in Detroit, Michigan.
He was the first African-American to receive the Nobel Prize in 1950.
BLACKLIVESMATTER!

onemoresat

3:50am: Still awake. Working on Blog Posts, watching TV, surfing the interweb,
and watching YouTube vids and Livestreams. Sleepy time soon.

JoshWillTravel: ZZZZZZZZZZ

7:15am: We are awake again. The dogs got fed and went outside.
We drank a cup of espresso. Drink Coffee. Drink Water.

8:00am: We took the dog outside again. Now it’s nappy time for the dogs.

Today is the midpoint of Summer in the Northern Hemisphere
and Winter in the Southern Hemisphere.

gratefuldead_1

9:10am: The gardeners are here.
They’re going to work in the backyard today.
We did a little dog grooming. And we thought about some food.
But we don’t know what we want to eat right now.
And we’ve had our coffee already, and we don’t want to drink more right now.

10:00am: Okay, we made an iced espresso. Still no food.
We’re chilling’ in the Home Office with the dog again.

Thought I heard that KC whistle
Moaning sweet and low
Thought I heard that KC when she blow
Down where the sun don’t shine
Underneath the Kokomo
Whinin’ boy got no place to go

JoshWillTravel: ZZZZZZZZZZ

12:25pm: We woke up and took the dogs outside.
We ate some food. Then we fell asleep again.
On The Menu: Leftover lasagna for lunch
231923494_5012895185403674_2669582958334603986_n

JoshWillTravel: ZZZZZZZZZZ

7:30pm: We woke up again. Crashed hard. 
And the gardeners were just finishing up in the backyard for the day.
It’s Saturday night. We got the dogs. The dogs got fed.
The dogs went outside. Now we’re chillin’ in the Home Office again.
BORING. So BORING.
We put on some music and the dogs are napping now.

202140712_4884471471579380_7142182452732259524_n

8:40pm: ONE MORE SATURDAY NIGHT.

So many roads, I tell you
So many roads I know
So many roads, so many roads
Mountain high, river wide
So many roads to ride
So many roads, so many roads

231067542_5018761301483729_4691658919914030734_n

Recapping Saturday night. We worked on our future Blog Posts.
We watched TV, surfed the interweb, watched YouTube vids and livestreams, 
and we were entertained, occupied, and distracted into the early AM hours.

Criminal Complaint filed against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Sexual harassment and retaliation? The Democrats are giving him up.
Albany, NY Police press conference today. Not good for him.
The NY Attorney General’s press conference was also not good for him.
THIS IS JUST MORE GOOD MEDIA DISTRACTION
FROM TRUMP AND THE GOP TRAITOR’S TREASON!

The Senate is meeting today to vote on the “Bi-Partisan” Infrastructure Bill.
And 700000 Bikers are still gathering in Sturgis, South Dakota, this week!
They didn’t learn their lesson from last year, of course.
YES, PEOPLE ARE REALLY GREEDY AND STUPID.
sturgis

United Airlines will require ALL EMPLOYEES get vaccinated.

firstaid

THE NEW LAMBDA VARIANT IS SPREADING IN THE UNITED STATES!
“highly infectious, may also be able to evade vaccine antibodies”

The SARS-CoV-2 Lambda variant, also known as lineage C.37, is a variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. It was first detected in Peru in December 2020. On 14 June 2021, the World Health Organization named it Lambda variant and designated it as a variant of interest – wikipedia

Investigators in Chile conclude that the lambda COVID-19 variant is not only more infectious than standard SARS-CoV-2, but could also possibly shrug off vaccines. The first case in the United States has been spotted at Houston Methodist Hospital. – July 30, 2021

120000 New COVID-19 Cases in the United States yesterday.
The highest daily number in six months! Delta Variant is spreading fast.
619900+ Reported US DEATHS from COVID-19 as of this morning!
Hospitalizations are rising. Children are being infected.
And so, LET’S SEND THE KIDS BACK-To-SCHOOL. WTF?
Deaths are increasing again. The unvaccinated are dying.
And so, LET’S REMOVE MASK MANDATES and RESTRICTIONS. WTF?
And only 50% of the US population is Fully Vaccinated.
And so, WTF? Are they just waiting for the vaccine-resistant variant?
WE WANT TO GO OUT! WE WANT TO TRAVEL! WE DON’T WANT TO WORRY!
WHO THE FUCK IS IN CHARGE OF THE PANDEMIC RESPONSE?
WHY ISN’T THERE A NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANDATE?
WHY AREN’T THERE DOMESTIC TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS?
quarantine-flag-300x200
THERE NEEDS TO BE A 40 DAY TOTAL SHUTDOWN.
QUARANTINE EVERYONE, EVERYWHERE, except for actual essential workers.
NATIONAL GUARD/LAW ENFORCEMENT if necessary to enforce the shutdown.
REQUIRE EVERYONE GET VACCINATED IF THEY WANT TO GO OUT IN PUBLIC.
EVERYONE. And Rapid Testing for EVERYONE EVERY WEEK until it is eradicated.
ARREST AND PROSECUTE ANYONE SPREADING MISINFORMATION AND LIES!

The Delta Variant is VERY CONTAGIOUS and it might kill you.
4,304,980 Reported Deaths from COVID-19 Worldwide!
(the actual number is much higher)
COVID-19 is currently affecting 220 countries and territories.

104825102_10157872196359094_2045855313057625377_n
If it was just the “vaccine-deniers” that were dying, that would be okay.
THEY ARE THE ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE AND THE STATE NOW!
Hospitals should refuse to accept patients who have not been fully vaccinated.
The unvaccinated should be restricted from ALL PUBLIC SPACES.
Masks that cover the nose and mouth should be required EVERYWHERE.

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!
measlesquarantine

One More Saturday Night!
JER
 

Sunday, August 8, 2021 – the 220th day of the year!

11257745_1151097271583504_7699320809047684270_n

“Dear Jerry” Envelope Art (copyright 2015 JoshWillTravel)

2:30am: We finally made some dinner at 1:00am.

On The Menu: 2 beef soft tacos with avocado and salsa verde
And an iced espresso to drink.
228221508_5012900045403188_2427973153775901293_n

Thought I heard a jug band playin’
If you don’t who else will?
From over on the far side of the hill
All I know the sun don’t shine
And the rain refused to fall
And you don’t seem to hear me when I call

7:15am: SUNDAY! SUNDAY! Sunday morning. And we’re awake early.
We drank a cup of espresso. Drink Coffee. Drink Water.

8:05am: We fed the dogs. We took the dogs outside.

9:10am: We made an iced espresso and played with the dog.
Now he’s napping under the desk.
The other dogs are sleeping in the bedroom.

11:45am: We just made and ate Sunday Brunch.
On The Menu: Toasted bagel with lox and cream cheese; dill pickle,
pita chips, and cherries
230843719_5014065728619953_6543609372268440450_n

JoshWillTravel: ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

9:10pm: We fell asleep and really slept.
The dogs went outside. The dogs got fed.
We woke up and thought it was morning, but it was actually sunset.
Wait, it’s Sunday night. We took a shower. We made an iced coffee.

10:15pm: We drank our iced coffee. We played with and groomed the dog.
We haven’t eaten since Brunch, so we’re thinking about food again now.

BOB and JER

Wind inside and the wind outside
Tangled in the window blind
Tell me why you treat me so unkind
Down where the sun don’t shine
Lonely and I call your name
No place left to go, ain’t that a shame?

234227129_7478092105565961_5018727141630400462_n

We miss Jerry! We think about the music he could have made. RIP

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!


Monday, August 9, 2021
Remembering Jerry Garcia today (and everyday).
May his memory be blessed!

jerry

Jerry Garcia

So many roads, I tell you
New York to San Francisco
So many roads I know
All I want is one to take me home
From the high road to the low
So many roads I know
So many roads, so many roads

1:20am: And we still haven’t eaten yet. 
Time to watch “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” on HBO.
FUCK TUCKER CARLSON! FUCK FOXNEWS! 
The Olympics are over? Yeah, we gave up on NBC last week.
FUCK RUSSIA! Fuck Vladimir Putin! FUCK MOSCOWMITCH!
FUCK THE RUSSIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE!
AND FUCK THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE TOO!
LOVE John Oliver! Brilliant! Mindblowing! The Voice of TRUTH!

3:00am: The dogs went outside.
Still no food. But we made and drank a mocha milkshake.
Drink Coffee. Drink Water. Eat Chocolate. Eat Ice Cream.

POP Funko Jerry Garcia:
23231383_2016147688411787_2267402277843654374_n

“Don’t cry now, don’t you cry, don’t you cry anymore.
Sleep in the stars, don’t you cry, dry your eyes on the wind.”

9:15am: We woke up very early, but didn’t really sleep at all.
We took the dog outside. The dogs went outside.
The dogs got fed. We made and drank an iced espresso.
We ate a piece of leftover lasagna for breakfast.
We watched “Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse” on Amazon Prime.

And it’s Monday morning. 
The roofers are working across the street again today.
They arrived at 6:45am and started at 7:00am….

430d71867e5f0474e500a173153f0e0d

Mondays only happen once a week!

10:45am: We made another iced espresso.
The housekeeper is here today to clean.
We took the dogs outside. It’s a beautiful day in the SFV.
Now we are all chillin’ in the Home Office. It’s going to be HOT.
Watching “VAL”, the Val Kilmer documentary on Amazon Prime.

JoshWillTravel: ZZZZZZZZZZZ

We took a nap.

GratefulDeadMovieDVD01

The Grateful Dead Movie 1977 directed by Jerry Garcia

JoshWillTravel: ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

9:21pm: Recapping Monday.
The gardener came and worked in the backyard all afternoon.
Making a change to the landscaping and the “rock garden”.
So we had the dogs in the Home Office all afternoon too.
The dogs went outside. The dogs got fed.
And we fell asleep again. 

Recapping Monday night on Tuesday morning again.
We woke up and made dinner. NO SALAD TONIGHT.
On The Menu: Toasted bagel with lox and cream cheese, dill pickle,
potato chips and cherries with an iced espresso to drink.
231848723_5020087674684425_5068199884279513695_n

John Belushi and Jerry Garcia
116745718_3916472408379296_6454251812217855683_n

From the land of the midnight sun
Where the ice blue roses grow
Along those roads of gold and silver snow
Howlin’ wide or moaning low
So many roads I know
So many roads to [unverified] my soul

Get your Jerry Merch!
Get your Garcia Hand Picked Brand Cannabis!
1603833901-Garcia-Group-Product-Shot

Aloha Jerry!
31453643_10211558344017436_3219743570843926528_n

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!

Please FOLLOW us on Twitter if you haven’t yet.
LIKE us on Facebook. Subscribe to our YouTube page.

READ OUR PREVIOUS BLOG POSTS!
THEY ARE FUN AND YOU MIGHT LEARN SOMETHING!

Use the links below to FOLLOW and LIKE us on other social media!
RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2021/07/12/wanted-new-opportunities-sponsors-advertisers-and-someone-to-pay-us-money/

https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2019/03/14/warhol-wednesday/

Read our previous Blog Post “Depression? Questions to Ask – Before Giving Up” > https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2015/07/12/depression-questions-to-ask-before-giving-up/

Read our previous Blog Post “CORONAVIRUS! Part 1”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2020/03/11/coronavirus/

RETURN TO HOMEPAGE> http://www.joshwilltravel.wordpress.com
LIKE & FRIEND us on Facebook> http://www.facebook.com/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Twitter> http://www.twitter.com/joshwilltravel
NOTE: Periscope is done as of March 31st, 2021. And they killed themselves. SAD.

Have you seen my IMDB? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918756/

RIGHT CLICK AND “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW OUR YOUTUBE PAGE!>
The “JoshWillTravel AdventureScope” is now available on Youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoP3QQfRTfD-2eABWVd-JwQ

72746514_3150068151686396_2547367651835904000_o

DONALD TRUMP AND THE GOP TRAITORS REMAIN
A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER TO THE WORLD in Summer of 2021!

abombtrump

THE GOP TRAITORS ARE LYING TO YOU!
DON’T BELIEVE THEIR LIES!
YOU KNOW WHAT REALLY HAPPENED!
YOU SAW IT WITH YOUR OWN EYES!

7c49c30564fd7fc7c9baabb1ea7fee2ee1-trump-republicans.rhorizontal.w700

SEVEN MONTHS AGO, TRUMP AND THE GOP TRAITORS
TRIED TO OVERTHROW THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES! 

Breaking News from the State Department: (Why isn’t Mike Pompeo in prison?)
A $5,800 bottle of Japanese whiskey gifted to former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo by the government of Japan in 2019 is missing. Pompeo said he never received the bottle of whiskey and had no idea it was missing, or what happened to the gift. Pompeo’s lawyer, William Burck, told the Wall Street Journal that the former secretary of state had “no recollection of receiving the bottle of whiskey and does not have any knowledge of what happened to it.”
Earlier this year, the State Department’s independent watchdog group, Project on Government Oversight, found that GOP Traitor and Trump stooge Pompeo and his wife Susan “violated federal ethics rules by making over 100 personal, non-work related requests to department employees” (including ordering gifts, booking salon appointments, and taking care of their family dog).

FIRE AND ARREST TRUMP STOOGE
AND GOP TRAITOR LOUIS DEJOY NOW!

El6IK32VcAAcG-r

234645460_1631298623725829_3155500993441876692_n
and she’ll xxxx xxxx xxxx for a thousand dollars.

Masks are required indoors again in the County of Los Angeles!
WARNING! COVID-19 (the Delta Variant) is spreading 
and case numbers are rising in all 50 states.

MONDAY’S NUMBERS:
COVID-19 is still the leading cause of death in the United States.
617000+ Reported Deaths in the United States from COVID-19
as of today.
64780+ Reported Deaths in California from COVID-19 as of today
53350+ Reported Deaths in New York from COVID-19 as of today
(these are the reported numbers, the true numbers are much higher)

NOTE: THERE IS ANOTHER REPORT THAT COVID-19 NUMBERS
IN THE US MAY HAVE BEEN UNDER-REPORTED BY AS MUCH AS 60%!
The University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
reports the number of COVID-19 DEATHS in the US at more than 900000
(that’s 57% higher than the official data according to their analysis)

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!

**GIVE BLOOD!***
THE RED CROSS NEEDS BLOOD AND PLASMA DONORS!

redcrossblood.org 1-800-RED-CROSS Blood Donor App

“This is The End , my only friend The End”
And so we now end “The Days Between” 2021

38805229_2391644010862151_4817162691296624640_n

Be Grateful. Be Kind.
“We’re fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance.”
~Japanese Proverb



More Recipes for Summer 2021

More Recipes for Summer 2021

970473_729152100444692_438284495_n

NOTE: We may be repeating some of these recipes,
we know most are new, and we aren’t too sorry about duplicates,
because we know they are good ones to use.
Please check out our previous recipe Blog Posts, there are a few.
Use the pages in the sidebar, or search “recipes” in the SEARCH BOX.


SALAD?
50636756_2202345456750559_79741535343607808_n

1/2 head of Romaine lettuce (trimmed)
slice of tomato
slice of onion (sweet, white, or red)
garbanzo bean
salad dressing of choice


Vegetable Creation:
47224667_2662860620392619_6030666861392166912_n


Rainbow Fruit Plate
43162593_2162107507147035_1558272589493698560_n

 

Raspberries,
Strawberries (or watermelon),
Mango (or orange),
Pineapple (or banana),
Kiwi or (honeydew melon
or green grapes),
Blueberries,
Red Grapes,
Blackberries

 



Gazpacho (cold soup)
gaspacho


Falafel
falafel


107914501_3693260730690720_8819227229757536091_n


Toad-In-A-Hole (Stuffed Puffed Pastry)
toads-in-a-hole


Q.G. CHoNG’S MONGOLIAN BEEF
Copycat recipe for P.F. Chang’s Mongolian Beef

Sliced flank steak and green onions in a sweet and savory sauce 
served with steamed rice and steamed broccoli. 

Prep Time: 15 minutes – Cook Time: 15 minutes
Makes 3 – 4 servings

Ingredients:
1 pound of flank steak
1/4 cup cornstarch
vegetable oil, for serving and sauteeing
1/2 teaspoon minced ginger
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup dark brown sugar, not packed
vegetable oil, for frying

2 large green onions, sliced on the diagonal into one-inch lengths
cooked rice, for serving
steamed broccoli, for serving

Instructions:

  1. Slice the flank steak against the grain into 1/4″ thick 1-inch long slices. Add the cornstarch to a wide, shallow bowl and coat the steak with the cornstarch. Set aside and allow the cornstarch to soak into them meat while you make the sauce.

  2. Heat 2 teaspoons oil over medium-low heat in a wok or large cast-iron or stainless steel frying pan. Add the ginger and garlic, saute until fragrant about 2 minute, stirring often.

  3. Add the soy sauce and water then whisk in the brown sugar. Turn heat up to medium-high, bring to a boil and cook 2-3 minutes (not longer – the mixture will thicken up when you add it to the steak) whisking often. Remove to a bowl and set aside.

  4. Add 1/2 to 3/4-inch oil to the same pan and heat over medium heat until the oil shimmers. You can test it by adding a piece of steak – it should sizzle and start cooking immediately.

  5. Add the beef to the oil and cook for about two minutes turning the pieces over so they brown on both sides. Remove with a slotted spoon or spider to a paper towel lined plate.

  6. Let oil cool down – then drain off.

  7. Heat the same pan over medium heat and add the meat back in along with the sauce and green onions. Cook for 2 – 3 minutes, stirring to coat the meat all over with the sauce.

  8. Remove the meat and leave the excess sauce behind. Serve over rice with broccoli, if desired.

cut the sugar to 1/3 c. and increase the ginger to a tsp. I also don’t fry the meat in that much oil. I just use a couple TBSP, like a stir fry. Instead of adding the scallions with it, I cut a medium onion into eight wedges and fry that after the beef, then toss it all together in the sauce. The scallions go on top raw, as garnish.


Cheewits (from the original Renaissance Faire)
cheezewits recipe


Hotel Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Ingredients:
2 Slices of Bread (butter optional)
2 Slices of Cheese
Optional: add other ingredients like sandwich meat, onions, etc.
Directions:
Tinfoil – make a cheese sandwich, wrap it in tinfoil
Heat the Hotel iron provided in your room to high heat.
Use the hot hotel iron to “grill” the sandwich.
Do not use uncooked meats! If using butter, use it lightly.
Do not use the ironing board or any flammable surface for “grilling”
CAUTION: Make sure you have ventilation, or are using the bathroom fan,
and avoid burning the sandwich. Do not trigger the SMOKE/FIRE ALARM! 
Be sure to unplug and let the iron cool completely before storing it away.
NOTE: The hot iron will toast the bread and melt the cheese,
but will not be hot enough to cook uncooked meats.
Use extreme caution when using an iron in a Hotel/Motel room!


Tomato Sauce
tomato sauce


Stacie’s Tart Rhubarb Apple Sauce  

Ingredients:
2-4 apples (depending on the size of the apples)
Use your favorite type of apple (with sweeter apples, don’t add sugar)  
2-4 ripe pears
4 cups rhubarb
3-4 bananas
Container of strawberries (cleaned, cored, and sliced)
Tablespoon of vanilla extract
Teaspoon of cinnamon (powder)
1/4-1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg and cloves
3-4 cups of water

Directions:
Peel and cut apples and pears. 
Want a smooth sauce? Peel the apples and pears.
Cook about 20 minutes with spices
before adding in the rest of ingredients
Simmer until ready to blend
Blend (or mash by hand for a chunkier texture)
Serve warm, or chilled.


171053404_10225134316612924_8117564236753151176_n


Beef Pies
Beef Pyesbeef pye pastry


Chicken Pyes with Mushroom Gravy
chicken pyesChicken pye pastry mushroom gravy


Hot Potato Pyes
potato pyes


185742895_10158281654791801_5431784189526324711_n


EggNests!
109753448_319279242776724_248099181233853434_n



Homemade Pita Bread

Ingredients:
4 Tbsp active dry yeast
4 cups (1liter) warm water
2 Tbsp sugar
5 pounds (2.25 kg) flour
2 Tbsp sea salt
2/3 cup (150 ml) neutral tasting oil, such as safflower oil 

Directions:
In a large bowl, combine the yeast with the 2 tablespoons of sugar and the warm water. Cover the bowl and allow the mixture to start activating. Yeast activation should take about 10 minutes; it will be bubbling and foamy.

Set 1 cup (125 g) of flour aside. Sift the remaining flour, and salt into the bowl. With a spatula, combine the ingredients. Once the ingredients come together as dough, it is time to knead. At this point, you can remove the dough from the bowl and knead on the kitchen counter if it’s easier for you, or directly in the bowl.

To knead the dough: Grab the side of the dough furthest away from you and fold it toward yourself. Fold the dough in half and use your body weight to push the dough into itself. If you find that the dough is sticking too much to the surface and preventing you from kneading properly, dust some flour on the dough. Give the dough a quarter turn (90 degrees). Grab the other side and fold it in half. Again, with a lot of weight behind it, push the newly folded half into itself. Repeat this process for 10-15 minutes or until the dough is smooth, silky, elastic, and does not stick to the surface.

After the dough is thoroughly prepared, grease the large bowl with a fine layer of oil, turning the dough in the oil several times so that the dough is greased lightly on all sides. 

Cover the bowl with a large plastic garbage bag or kitchen towel and allow it to rise for 40 minutes. 

Knead the dough again for a few more minutes and then divide the dough into 30 balls. Use the remaining flour, for the surface area and hands to prevent sticking. Roll each piece into a 6-inch (15 centimeters) pancake. Cover with kitchen towel and let them rise again in a warm place for 20 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 500°F with a cookie sheet on the oven’s bottom rack.
The hot cookie sheet will facilitate the pita baking process. 

Place approximately six pitas on the hot cookie sheet, separating each pita by 2 inches (5 centimeters). Bake on the bottom rack for 3-4 minutes, flip over and then bake for another 2 minutes. You want the pitas puffed and lightly colored, not browned. Continue this process in batches until all pitas are baked.

If the pita puffs up once out of the oven, gently pierce it with a fork. Wrap the pitas in a towel till they are cool, then store in plastic bags until ready for use. You can store in the freezer for up to 2 months to retain freshness.


Carrot Poppy Seed Bread
carrot poppy seed bread


143415456_758322221776360_7745840715546468994_n


Cinnamon Buns! (aka Cinnamon Smyles)
cinnamon buns



PIE? – My, oh my, how ’bout these pies?
221144318_10158342379896408_2761845720672711830_n

 

 


Libby’s Famous Pumpkin Pie
(with Crunchy Pecan Topping)
famous-pumpkin-pie-02


Fudge and Panocha
vintage-christmas-candy


Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Prep Time: 10 minutes – Cook Time: 15 minutes
Makes ~24 cookies

Ingredients:

1-1/2 cups (6.6 ounces) all-purpose flour
1-1/4 cups (5.6 ounces) bread flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon fine sea salt
2 sticks (8 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 large eggs plus 1 egg yolk, at room temperature
2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350ºF.
Line baking sheets with nonstick baking mats or parchment paper.

In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

Use an electric mixer.
Beat the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until creamy, about 2 minutes.
Add eggs (one at a time) beating well after each addition.
Add the vanilla
Gradually beat in the flour mixture.
Stir in the chocolate chips.
Wrap dough in plastic wrap, refrigerate for at least 24 hours but no more than 72 hours.

Let dough sit at room temperature just until it is soft enough to scoop.
Divide the dough into 3-tablespoon sized balls and drop onto prepared baking sheets.

Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.
Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.


Coconut Almond Spice Cake
coconut spice cake



Cocoa Brownies 

Ingredients:

4 large eggs
7 ounces granulated sugar
6 ounces light brown sugar
5 3/4 ounces natural cocoa powder (not Dutch process)
2 1/2 ounces all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
8 ounces unsalted butter, melted
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.
Grease an 8-inch square baking pan with non-stick spray.
Trim a piece of parchment paper so that it fits just inside the baking dish
with overhang on two sides and place it inside the pan.
Beat eggs with stand mixer fitted w/paddle attachment at medium speed until fluffy and light yellow, 2 to 3 minutes.
In a separate bowl, combine the granulated sugar, brown sugar, cocoa powder, flour and salt.
Drop the mixer speed to low and slowly introduce the sugar mixture.
Follow with the butter and vanilla. Continue mixing until you’ve got a nice, smooth goo.
Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
Bake the brownies for 15 minutes, then remove them from the oven for 15 minutes.
Put them back in the oven until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the middle of the brownie, reads 195 degrees F (about 30 minutes).
Cool in the pan for 3 minutes, then lift the brownie out using the parchment paper as a sling.
Cut the brownies into 9 pieces using a pizza wheel and move to a rack to cool completely.


Haschich Fudge
from The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book published in 1954

Take 1 teaspoon black peppercorns, 1 whole nutmeg, 4 average sticks of cinnamon, 1 teaspoon coriander. These should all be pulverised in a mortar. About a handful each of stoned dates, dried figs, shelled almonds and peanuts: chop these and mix them together. A bunch of cannabis sativa can be pulverised. This along with the spices should be dusted over the mixed fruit and nuts, kneaded together. About a cup of sugar dissolved in a big pat of butter. Rolled into a cake and cut into pieces or made into balls about the size of a walnut, it should be eaten with care. Two pieces are quite sufficient.

Obtaining the cannabis may present certain difficulties, but the variety known as cannabis sativa grows as a common weed, often unrecognized, everywhere in Europe, Asia and parts of Africa; besides being cultivated as a crop for the manufacture of rope. In the Americas, while often discouraged, its cousin, called cannabis indica, has been observed even in city window boxes. It should be picked and dried as soon as it has gone to seed and while the plant is still green.


Chocolate Cake with vanilla ice cream,
chocolate syrup, and whipped cream:
229426016_5009305815762611_3786892256874291047_n
A slice of chocolate cake
A scoop of vanilla ice cream
Drizzle the chocolate syrup on the ice cream
Top with whipped cream (to taste)
Optional: (get creative!)
add sliced banana, chopped nuts, and a cherry 
or top with sliced strawberries, raspberries. or other fruit  
and/or substitute another flavor drizzle of your choice


John Pemberton’s 1886 Coca-Cola Recipe 

Recipe from a diary owned by Coca-Cola inventor, John Pemberton. 
Revealed just before his death in 1888. – Don’t try this at home.

Ingredients: (US measures)

  • 1 oz (28 g) caffeine citrate
  • 3 oz (85 g) citric acid
  • 1 US fl oz (30 ml) vanilla extract
  • 1 US qt (946 ml) lime juice
  • 2.5 oz (71 g) “flavoring,” i.e., “Merchandise 7X”
  • 30 lb (14 kg) sugar
  • 4 US fl oz (118.3 ml) fluid extract of coca leaves (decocainized flavor essence of the coca leaf).
  • 2.5 US gal (9.5 l; 2.1 imp gal) water
  • Caramel sufficient to give color
  • “Mix caffeine acid and lime juice in 1 quart boiling water add vanilla and flavoring when cool.”
  • Flavoring (Merchandise 7X):
  • 1 qrt alcohol
  • 80 oil orange
  • 40 oil cinnamon
  • 120 oil lemon
  • 20 oil coriander
  • 40 oil nutmeg
  • 40 oil neroli
  • “Let stand 24 hours.”

23905664_2036511896375366_3701430812855908781_n

Thanksgiving Desserts 2017

 


143867654_10222602472828425_7357784194524303431_n

Please FOLLOW us on Twitter if you haven’t yet.
LIKE us on 
Facebook. Subscribe to our YouTube page.

READ OUR PREVIOUS BLOG POSTS!
THEY ARE FUN AND YOU MIGHT LEARN SOMETHING!

Use the links below to FOLLOW and LIKE us on other social media!
RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

Read our previous Blog Post “Disney’s Secret Recipes”>
http://wp.me/p3dhVM-6Xo

Read our previous Blog Post “Kentucky Fried Chicken’s Secret Recipe?”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2016/08/26/kentucky-fried-chickens-secret-recipe/

Read our previous Blog Post “New Recipes for Winter 2020!”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2020/12/17/new-recipes-for-2020-2/

Read our previous Blog Post “New Recipes for Spring 2020!”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2020/03/09/new-recipes-for-2020/

Read our previous Blog Post “And More and More Recipes!”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2018/11/21/and-more-and-more-recipes/

Read our previous Blog Post “Even More More Fun Cooking Recipes!”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2017/04/06/even-more-fun-cooking-recipes-2/

Read our previous Blog Post “EVEN MORE FUN COOKING RECIPES!”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2017/01/30/even-more-fun-cooking-recipes/

Read our previous Blog Post
“Cooking With Kenny Rogers – DOLE Cookbook Recipes”>

http://wp.me/p3dhVM-6Yk

NOTE: Our “Disney Secret Recipes” Blog Post is very popular.
We are getting lot of traffic from Pinterest and other foodie sites!
Please enjoy our recipes! LIKE and FOLLOW us!
Check out our other Blog Posts! Lots of FUN STUFF and hidden gems!

220de8a4aaf36604d910fd88b8c3be78_mickey-mouse-disney-characters-cooking-clipart_236-278

 

RETURN TO HOMEPAGE> http://www.joshwilltravel.wordpress.com
LIKE & FRIEND us on Facebook> http://www.facebook.com/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Twitter> http://www.twitter.com/joshwilltravel
NOTE: Periscope is done as of March 31st, 2021. And they killed themselves. SAD.

Have you seen my IMDB? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918756/

RIGHT CLICK AND “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW OUR YOUTUBE PAGE!>
The “JoshWillTravel AdventureScope” is now available on Youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoP3QQfRTfD-2eABWVd-JwQ

72746514_3150068151686396_2547367651835904000_o

Updated September 6, 2021: Recipes from a 1956 Chinese Cookbook!
“The Art of Chinese Cooking”

 

 

 

 

47285183_10217586016992271_2257495490075557888_o

end




Professional Cooking Tips!

Professional Cooking Tips! (ripped from the Interweb)

0d03511a2ce623e17e07786b61a016de

“To be a good cook you have to have a love of the good,
a love of hard work, and a love of creating.”
– Julia Child

And so, here are some great professional cooking tips and tricks
that we have collected from the interweb. We love to cook!
NOTE: We learned at an early age. We had a cooking class in junior high.
We chose apartment-style living at UCSC (with a kitchen so we
could cook for ourself) instead of dormitory living and “dining-hall” food.
We are not a professional chef, but some of our cooking is pro quality.

la-dd-a-conversation-with-david-gelb-about-che-001

Please check out our many recipes and other cooking related Blog Posts!
Use the links below or in the sidebar, or use the SEARCHBOX at the Top of Page.

And away we go….

ALWAYS WASH YOUR HANDS! (and wash them frequently while cooking)
CLEAN AND SANITIZE YOURSELF, YOUR KITCHEN, AND YOUR FOOD!
Learn about kitchen safety/sanitation and safe food storage and preparation.

Drink Coffee. Drink Water. (stay awake and alert, and always stay well hydrated)

Prevent the cutting board from slipping – place a wet paper towel underneath it.

ALWAYS USE A SHARP KNIFE!
Sharpen your knives before, clean your knives after.
Use a vegetable peeler for ultra-thin cuts and shaving.
Learn how to hold the knife properly!
Learn the proper knife technique for the type of food you are cutting!
(and there are great YouTube vids on “how to” cut up everything)

Heat your pans before cooking (so they are already HOT).
Preheat your oven for 20 minutes at temperature before cooking and baking.
Constant heat and proper temperature are necessary for professional cooking.

Baker’s Tip: Put a bowl of water inside the oven when baking.
The steam will help make a nice crispy bread crust.

do-land-olakes-indian-butter-boob-trick.w1456

Use eggs and butter at room temperature when making dough.
Take the eggs and butter out of the fridge the night before.

Caramelized sugar for baking.
Slightly frying the sugar will add a note of caramel to baked goods.
Heat sugar for one hour for a hint of caramel flavor,
or heat for up to five hours to create a deep and unique aroma and taste.

cookie-testing02text

Try to eat healthy, well-balanced meals.
Add healthy fats, cut sodium, bump up your fiber,
and aim for a variety of colors on your plate.
(but never sacrifice good food for a bad “diet”)

Cook your aromatics first. 
Cook onions with salt. Add salt to reduce the smell. It will also cook them faster.
Add onions while the food is cooking.
Onions need time to develop their sweet flavor profile,
so they are one of the first ingredients to add to the pan.
NOTE: Garlic burns easily and the taste will turn bitter, so don’t add it early.

90810941c5c1e3443a0f3b3b67fba8ca_1000-images-about-chef-cooks-disney-characters-cook-clipart_236-317

Know when to add the herbs. 
Add dried herbs while cooking to enable the flavor to infuse the dish.
Fresh herbs should be added after the food is done cooking.
Fresh herbs will turn bitter if overcooked.

Use both salt and acid when seasoning.
Add the salt to your dish while you cook,
not before (and taste frequently) to avoid over-salting.
Use sugar as a seasoning.
It counteracts sour taste and will add a pleasant and rich flavor.

“The more you know, the more you can create.
There’s no end to imagination in the kitchen.” – Julia Child

food-chemistry-chemistry-of-a-lemon-1024x724

Add a dash of high-quality extra virgin olive oil to enhance your dish.
But don’t use olive oil in everything. Use pure vegetable oil for cooking.
Olive oil burns easily! It is not good for high-temp cooking and frying.

Brine your Meat! Brining makes for juicy meat.
Create a juicy texture and infuse rich flavor, and minimize
the chance of the meat drying out or being overcooked.

Marinate meat or fish in a plastic bag.
This ensures the meat or fish is coated evenly.
(also makes for an easy cleanup)



Sou Chan 1952

“Life, like a cookie jar, would soon be empty
if you continued to accept the good things it offers
and put in no good things in return.”
– Sou Chan (from The House of Chan) 1952

Cook steaks that are at room temperature and they will cook more evenly.
And not all cuts of meat take the same time to cook!
For quick cooking, choose tenderloins and steaks.
For longer and slower cooking, use a roast, brisket, or shoulder cut.

Cook steak without oil by placing it on its side when cooking.
Cooking meat on the side renders the fat and will add more flavor.
It will also create a nice crust for the edges.

Make burgers juicy by placing ice cubes in the middle of the patties.
Right before grilling, press a small piece of ice into the center of patty.
This prevents it from drying out while cooking.

wendys-wheres-the-beef

Read our previous Blog Post “Where’s The Beef?”

Heat the saute pan to a high temperature before searing meat or fish.
Pre-heat your pan and Don’t crowd the food when searing.
High heat is needed for perfectly seared meat and fish.
Do not to crowd the pan because it will lose the high cooking heat.
Place fish in pan with the skin side down first.
The high temp will quickly sear the skin and prevent it from sticking.

68693456_1223958611147608_8413414811978694656_n

Use mayonnaise on fish to get a nice tasty crust.
Paint a small amount of mayo onto the fish with a pastry brush
and then season with salt before grilling. This will make a nice golden crust.

Make scrambled eggs creamy by adding mayonnaise.
Just add a teaspoon of mayo, it won’t change the flavor of the eggs.

Anthony-Bourdain-quotes-18-e1602880813514

Use sour cream to make great pancakes.
Add 2 tablespoons of sour cream to the pancake mix.
It will make the pancakes tasty and fluffy.

Peel hard boiled eggs fast and easy!
Just add a little baking soda before you boil them.
You can also use vinegar.
Both ingredients get inside the eggshell, and will make them peel faster.

Use a large frying pan instead of a big pot when cooking pasta.
The wider area of the pan will heat the water faster.
Pick the right size pan for the amount of pasta being cooked.
Add a little olive oil and salt the pasta to taste after the water is boiling.
The salt will season the pasta.
The oil prevents the pasta from sticking and adds flavor.
Cook pasta in the sauce to finish.
The sauce will coat the noodles and they will absorb the flavor.
If the sauce is too thick, just add a little pasta water to create the thickness desired.

chef 1

“Chef” with Jon Favreau, John Leguizamo, and Bobby Carnavale

Dry boil potatoes before mashing.
After boiling, remove potatoes from water and place in a clean heated pan.
Make sure they don’t cook anymore. Once dry, mash them.

Make Roasted Garlic in the microwave.
Place a whole bulb of garlic in a small bowl with a little oil and water.
Wrap the bowl in plastic wrap before microwaving. Cook until the garlic is soft.

To cook a perfect egg, you will only need three things: 
a thick-wall frying pan, a 1/2 tablespoon of butter, and an egg.
Cook for 4-5 minutes over a low heat. Don’t forget to add a pinch of salt.
Remember, eggs will continue to cook after being removed from the pan!

TIP: Use an egg slicer to cut and slice fruits.

966210_881589681867599_2479356504203799652_o

Fruit! Fruit! Fruit!

Read our previous Blog Post “Fruit! Fruit! Fruit!”

98329551_177077100425073_3068049784125259776_n copy

“Eat, drink, and be merry!
For tomorrow we diet.”
– framed on the wall of my Aunt’s Sonny’s kitchen
May her memory be a blessing!

Please FOLLOW us on Twitter if you haven’t yet.
LIKE us on 
Facebook. Subscribe to our YouTube page.

READ OUR PREVIOUS BLOG POSTS!
THEY ARE FUN AND YOU MIGHT LEARN SOMETHING!

Use the links below to FOLLOW and LIKE us on other social media!
RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2017/01/17/wheres-the-beef/

https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2017/01/24/fruit/

Read our previous Blog Post “Disney’s Secret Recipes”>
http://wp.me/p3dhVM-6Xo

Read our previous Blog Post “Kentucky Fried Chicken’s Secret Recipe?”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2016/08/26/kentucky-fried-chickens-secret-recipe/

Read our previous Blog Post “New Recipes for Winter 2020!”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2020/12/17/new-recipes-for-2020-2/

Read our previous Blog Post “New Recipes for Spring 2020!”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2020/03/09/new-recipes-for-2020/

Read our previous Blog Post “And More and More Recipes!”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2018/11/21/and-more-and-more-recipes/

Read our previous Blog Post “Even More More Fun Cooking Recipes!”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2017/04/06/even-more-fun-cooking-recipes-2/

Read our previous Blog Post “EVEN MORE FUN COOKING RECIPES!”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2017/01/30/even-more-fun-cooking-recipes/

Read our previous Blog Post
“Cooking With Kenny Rogers – DOLE Cookbook Recipes”>

http://wp.me/p3dhVM-6Yk

NOTE: Our “Disney Secret Recipes” Blog Post is very popular.
We are getting lot of traffic from Pinterest and other foodie sites!
Please enjoy our recipes! LIKE and FOLLOW us!
Check out our other Blog Posts! Lots of FUN STUFF and hidden gems!

220de8a4aaf36604d910fd88b8c3be78_mickey-mouse-disney-characters-cooking-clipart_236-278

RETURN TO HOMEPAGE> http://www.joshwilltravel.wordpress.com
LIKE & FRIEND us on Facebook> http://www.facebook.com/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Twitter> http://www.twitter.com/joshwilltravel
NOTE: Periscope is done as of March 31st, 2021. And they killed themselves. SAD.

Have you seen my IMDB? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918756/

RIGHT CLICK AND “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW OUR YOUTUBE PAGE!>
The “JoshWillTravel AdventureScope” is now available on Youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoP3QQfRTfD-2eABWVd-JwQ

72746514_3150068151686396_2547367651835904000_o

“Fat gives things flavor.” – Julia Child

“The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.”

julia-child-chef-cook-my-life-in-france

“Learn how to cook! Try new recipes!
Learn from your mistakes! Be fearless! And above all have fun.”

“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure.
In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.”
– Julia Child

julia-child-quote_valentine


“Your body is not a temple, it’s an amusement park.
Enjoy the ride.”
– Anthony Bourdain

172851611_10164828830585104_5054120128163087325_n
Anthony Bourdain RIP (June 25, 1956 – June 8, 2018)
May his memory be a blessing!

Anthony-Bourdain-quotes-1-e1602880823356

_________




WANTED: New Opportunities! Sponsors! Advertisers! And someone to pay us money.

WANTED: New Opportunities!
Sponsors! Advertisers! And someone to pay us money.

mktplmonpromo

LUXURY TRAVEL ADVISOR,
TRAVEL AND LIFESTYLE WRITER AND BLOGGER

We are now SEEKING NEW EMPLOYMENT.
We are seeking NEW OPPORTUNITIES that pay good money.
We are seeking SPONSORS AND ADVERTISERS for our Blog and other endeavors.
We are seeking PAID AND COMPED SPEAKING AND TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES!
We are seeking PAID WRITING, EDITING, BLOGGING AND PHOTOGRAPHY JOBS!

Would you like to promote your hotel, casino, club, bar, venue, restaurant, or resort?
Would you like to promote your business, product, service, or event to our followers?
NOTE: Direct Marketing to our loyal readers is a very affordable way to promote yourself!

We will HONESTLY review your product, service, business or travel-related industry.
We will share our knowledge and experience with you and with our loyal readers.
We will publish it here on our Blog, and on our other social media platforms
(Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.) at our discretion.
We will always disclose when we are being paid, comped, or given something for FREE.

ONE THOUSAND BLOG POSTS!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! 

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR LOYAL READERS AND FRIENDS!
1000 posts promo
More than One Thousand Blog Posts published!
Eight years! Over Two Hundred Thousand (unsolicited) Hits on our Blog!

15671484633

Please contact us at joshwilltravel@yahoo.com
Message us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or YouTube
Direct message or leave a comment for us here on our WordPress Blog!

OVER TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND UNSOLICITED HITS! THANK YOU!
200000

Seeking employment as required by the State of California, and the CA EDD.
edddd


Use the links below to FOLLOW and LIKE us on other social media!
RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

CV! Part 150! – THANK YOU! THANK YOU! 200000 HITS! And Our 8 Year Anniversary! And 1000 Blog Posts! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

1000! ONE THOUSAND PUBLISHED BLOG POSTS! 1000!

100000 HITS! One Hundred Thousand Hits! 100000 HITS! THANK YOU!

Gotta Whole Lotta Links!

Blog Post Links for Spring 2021:

RETURN TO HOMEPAGE> http://www.joshwilltravel.wordpress.com
LIKE & FRIEND us on Facebook> http://www.facebook.com/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Twitter> http://www.twitter.com/joshwilltravel
NOTE: Periscope is done as of March 31st, 2021. And they killed themselves. SAD.

Have you seen my IMDB? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918756/

RIGHT CLICK AND “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW OUR YOUTUBE PAGE!>
The “JoshWillTravel AdventureScope” is now available on Youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoP3QQfRTfD-2eABWVd-JwQ

72746514_3150068151686396_2547367651835904000_o

READ OUR PREVIOUS BLOG POSTS!
THEY ARE FUN AND YOU MIGHT LEARN SOMETHING!

FeatureImage-how-to-get-followers-on-facebook
Please FOLLOW us on Twitter if you haven’t yet.
LIKE us on 
Facebook. Subscribe to our YouTube page.

Josh’s Entertainment Industry History:
10 years as a Talent and Personal Manager  (1997-2007) and
12 years Freelance Entertainment Production (1984-1997)
(Resumes and References available on request)

JOSH’S ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY HISTORY

Experience as a Certified Travel Specialist:

Our experience as a licensed Professional Travel Advisor
(Luxury Travel Agent with Willett Travel 2013-2014)
includes special earned CERTIFICATIONS
from other Travel Organizations, Vendors, and Destinations:

Certified LUXURY TRAVEL SPECIALIST
Certified LUXURY TRAVEL SPECIALIST 2.0

Certified HAWAIIAN DESTINATION SPECIALIST –
Hawaiian Visitor & Convention Bureau
(with addition Big Island Hawaii, Oahu, Maui,
Kauai, Molokai & Lanai specialization)

ALASKA CERTIFIED EXPERT (ACE) –
Alaska Travel Industry Association (ATIA)

Certified DISNEY DESTINATIONS GENIUS

Certified CLUB MED EXPERT AGENT

SNG Certified ACCESSIBLE TRAVEL ADVOCATE
Special Needs Group
If you have special needs and want to travel, just do it!

Certified JAMAICA “ONE LOVE” TRAVEL SPECIALIST
Certified UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS SPECIALIST
Certified VANCOUVER TRAVEL SPECIALIST

Certified MARRIOTT HOTEL EXCELLENCE SPECIALIST
Certified HYATT MASTER TRAVEL SPECIALIST
Certified STARWOOD HOTEL PRO
Certified OUTRIGGER HOSPITALITY SPECIALIST
Certified MGM RESORTS INTL MASTER SPECIALIST
Certified OMNI HOTEL & RESORTS SPECIALIST
Certified IHG HOTELS SPECIALIST

Certified CRUISE SPECIALIST
Certified AMAWATERWAYS SPECIALIST
Certified CRYSTAL CRUISES EXPERT TRAVEL AGENT
Certified REGENT SEVEN SEAS TRAVEL SPECIALIST
Certified SILVERSEA TRAVEL SPECIALIST
Certified OCEANIA CRUISES EXPERT

The end of the line. (you are there)




Dandelions!

Dandelions!
(Genus: Taraxacum, family: Asteraceae)

10991563_1080154505344448_4063870466938531715_o

🌼💛 Hello, I’m a dandelion.
A lot of people call me a weed but I’m a friend and come to help you!
When you see me, remember that I’m the ONLY one who wants and can grow in that particular spot. Because:
Either the soil is too compact / hard / stomped and I want to loosen it for you with my roots.
Or there is too little calcium in the soil – don’t worry, I will replenish that for you with the dying of my leaves.
Or the soil is too acidic. But I will also improve that for you if you give me the chance.
Or a mixture of the above reasons, of course. 😊
I’m here because your soil needs my help so best you let me grow without disturbing me! When everything is fixed, I will disappear again, I promise!
Are you trying to remove me prematurely with my root? However meticulous you are, I will return 2x as strong! Just until your soil is improved.
You can even tell by my growth at which stage my help is at. If my leaves are flat on the ground then I’m far from ready but if they all reach up then I’m already a long way on my way.
Something completely different is that I am 1 of the first bloomers in spring so I will announce spring / summer for you.
During the day when it’s hot, I open my flowers but in the evening when it cools off I close them again quickly. In fact, if it’s not hot enough during the day I won’t open them at all!
My flowers are the first food for insects after hibernation and unlike most other plants, I have pollen AND nectar, not merely one OR the other! And I am generous with them! 🤪😉
My flowers are even delicious for you people by the way, did you know? I used to be called ′′honey (or gold) of the poor′′ because my flowers are so sweet in e.g. jam, sauce or salad! The internet is full of recipes – check them out.
But wait until the end of May or later before you start picking and even then, don’t pick everything yet! The biodiversity and bees will be very grateful!
🌼🌼🌼
Paula Kok – De Boer

211113529_10159439285232710_4600364065969923284_n

Dandelions are an herb that is native to Europe.
Dandelions can be found in mild climates
in temperate regions across the Northern Hemisphere.

Taraxacum officinale is the most common species.
The common dandelion is a flowering herbaceous perennial plant.
The scientific study of the genus is known as taraxacology.

The English name comes from the French dent de lion  (lion’s tooth) 
referring to the shape the leaves.

Dandelions have medicinal properties used in traditional herbal medicine 

462408aa8e1dd9bd9b32d2cebbaf4dbd
Nicholas Vachel Lindsay (November 10, 1879 – December 5, 1931)
was an American Poet known as “The Prarie Troubadour”

original-1209272-4

“There’s starting to be a lot more argument that they should be kept because of what they can do for pollinators. Ecologically they are becoming very important as a food source for domestic and wild species of bees, particularly in early spring because they grow so soon. Butterflies and moths also feed on them as a source of sugar, and some species of birds feed on dandelion seeds”
– Ken Willis, University of Alberta Botanic Garden Head of Horticulture

Dandelions are edible and high in nutritional value (vitamins, minerals and fiber).
All parts of the plant (flower, leaf, stem, and roots) can be eaten cooked or raw.
The roots can be dried, ground, and used to make tea.
Dandelions are available as packaged herbal supplements
(capsules, extracts, oils, and tinctures).
Dandelions contain high levels of the antioxidant beta-carotene and polyphenols.

97496212_10217619235212436_7507247502173667328_n

Other Potential Health Benefits from Dandelions:
Reduce cholesterol
Regulate blood sugar
Reduce inflammation
Lower blood pressure
Aid weight loss
Reduce cancer risk
Boost the immune system
Helps relieve mild constipation

Five ways to consume Dandelions:
  1. Dandelion green salad
  2. Sauteed Dandelion greens (cooking eliminates some of the bitter taste) 
  3. Dandelion fritters
  4. Baking with Dandelion petals
  5. Dandelion root tea (and coffee substitute)

Dandelion tea acts as a diuretic and increases urine output.
It has also been used to improve appetite and soothe minor digestive ailments.

Dandelions have low toxicity and are safe for most people.

WARNING! Dandelion can cause an allergic reaction!
People with allergies to other plants like ragweed may also be allergic to Dandelions.
And people with sensitive skin may experience contact dermatitis (a rash or hives).
Other side effects include stomach discomfort, diarrhea, and/or heartburn

WARNING! Dandelions may interact badly with some medications (especially diuretics and antibiotics)! If using prescription medications, consult a healthcare provider before using Dandelions.


168630815_10159191245694493_8154759863324509479_n

Please FOLLOW us on Twitter if you haven’t yet.
LIKE us on 
Facebook. Subscribe to our YouTube page.

READ OUR PREVIOUS 1000 BLOG POSTS!
THEY ARE FUN AND YOU MIGHT LEARN SOMETHING!
PLEASE READ OUR CORONAVIRUS JOURNAL (CV!) BLOG POSTS!

Use the links below to FOLLOW and LIKE us on other social media!
RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

RETURN TO HOMEPAGE> http://www.joshwilltravel.wordpress.com
LIKE & FRIEND us on Facebook> http://www.facebook.com/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Twitter> http://www.twitter.com/joshwilltravel
NOTE: Periscope is done as of March 31st, 2021. And they killed themselves. SAD.

Have you seen my IMDB? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918756/

RIGHT CLICK AND “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW OUR YOUTUBE PAGE!>
The “JoshWillTravel AdventureScope” is now available on Youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoP3QQfRTfD-2eABWVd-JwQ

72746514_3150068151686396_2547367651835904000_o

 

1200px-Taraxacum_officinale_-_Köhler–s_Medizinal-Pflanzen-135

“Let it grow”




1000! ONE THOUSAND PUBLISHED BLOG POSTS! 1000!

1000! ONE THOUSAND PUBLISHED BLOG POSTS! 1000! 

203911825_3613851225386390_6074407062763968367_n

“IS THERE ANYBODY OUT THERE?”
(seriously, sometimes we really wonder….)
Our Stats tell us that we are International and have followers around the world.

Wow, More than One Thousand Blog Posts published!
Eight years! Over One Hundred Thousand (unsolicited) Hits on our Blog!
We didn’t even realize that we had passed One Thousand Blog Posts….
(and along the way we’ve deleted and consolidated some of our previous posts)

CELEBRATE ONE THOUSAND PUBLISHED BLOG POSTS WITH US!
1000 posts

We started this Blog in 2013 as a Travel Blog. It naturally evolved into a Lifestyle Blog (with a lot of recipes and other useful information), and then more recently a  Political Platform (Anti-Trump and Anti-GOP Traitor) and  CoronaVirus Journal.

NOTE: We thought the ATTEMPTED FASCIST TAKEOVER OF OUR GOVERNMENT culminating in the JANUARY 6, 2021 ATTACK ON THE US CAPITOL in Washington DC and the ongoing CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC that has KILLED OVER 600000+ US CITIZENS was more important than non-existent travel or social events.
PLEASE READ OUR PREVIOUS CORONAVIRUS JOURNAL (CV!) BLOG POSTS!

We began reporting on COVID-19 in January of 2020!
We warned our loyal readers about the CoronaVirus in early February 2020!
And we issued a TRAVEL ALERT and WARNING at the end of February 2020:
(Not on this day, and now its been 16 months since we posted this warning)Screen Shot 2021-02-28 at 08.07.50
And DONALD TRUMP, MITCH MCCONNELL, AND THE GOP TRAITORS REMAIN
A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER TO THE WORLD in the Summer of 2021!
trumpycrook

Screen Shot 2021-01-21 at 21.59.14

ONE THOUSAND BLOG POSTS!

204253288_3613851275386385_883056155866530998_n 

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! 
THANK YOU TO ALL OUR LOYAL READERS AND FRIENDS!

208135925_3613851208719725_744725286525518469_n

Please FOLLOW us on Twitter if you haven’t yet.
LIKE us on 
Facebook. Subscribe to our YouTube page.

READ OUR PREVIOUS 1000 BLOG POSTS!
THEY ARE FUN AND YOU MIGHT LEARN SOMETHING!
PLEASE READ OUR CORONAVIRUS JOURNAL (CV!) BLOG POSTS!

Use the links below to FOLLOW and LIKE us on other social media!
RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

RETURN TO HOMEPAGE> http://www.joshwilltravel.wordpress.com
LIKE & FRIEND us on Facebook> http://www.facebook.com/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Twitter> http://www.twitter.com/joshwilltravel
NOTE: Periscope is done as of March 31st, 2021. And they killed themselves. SAD.

Have you seen my IMDB? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918756/

RIGHT CLICK AND “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW OUR YOUTUBE PAGE!>
The “JoshWillTravel AdventureScope” is now available on Youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoP3QQfRTfD-2eABWVd-JwQ

72746514_3150068151686396_2547367651835904000_o

If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, get help right away!
Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255) to reach a trained counselor and press 1 to reach the Veterans Crisis Line.
You can also chat with them online at suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/.

NOTE:  if you TEXT 741741 when you are feeling depressed, suicidal or anxious, a crisis worker will text you back and continue to text with you? Many people, especially younger folks, do not like talking on the phone and would be more comfortable texting. It’s a free service to ANYONE: teens, adults, etc. who lives in the U.S. It’s run by The Crisis Text Line and is legit.

Los Angeles County Dept. of Mental Health has a collection of FREE guided meditations to reduce stress, and also FREE sleep and movement exercises at headspace.com/lacounty or contact them at DMH.LACounty.gov
Phone number: 800-854-7771

Seek immediate help if you feel overwhelmed or unsafe!
If you, or someone you know, are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like you want to harm yourself or others, get professional help immediately!
If your distress impacts your daily life for any length of time (a couple days or many weeks),
talk to a clergy member, counselor, or healthcare provider.

firstaid

**GIVE BLOOD!***
THE RED CROSS NEEDS BLOOD AND PLASMA DONORS!

redcrossblood.org 1-800-RED-CROSS Blood Donor App

HAPPINESS IS A FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN GOAL! BE HAPPY TODAY!
The three key aspects that will lead to our well-being and happiness:
an end to poverty, a reduction of inequality, and the protection of our planet.

Be thankful. Be grateful.
THANK YOU LOYAL READERS! And thank you FAMILY!
“Be excellent to each other and PARTY ON DUDES!”

and love one another, right now – support everyone*.
Peace and Love! ❤️

203922259_3613851222053057_306366832180744314_n

The End!
ONE THOUSAND AND EIGHT PUBLISHED BLOG POSTS!




CV! Part 170 – Travel Alert! (Mon-Tues-Wed)

CV! Part 170 Travel Alert! (Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday)
DO NOT TRAVEL! STAY THE FUCK HOME AND STAY HEALTHY!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEANO! “The King of Cool”
65741608_10219757063541401_1566643978969808896_n

18199332_1085108468260691_7272568898636625695_n
There is a NEW CORONAVIRUS VARIANT!
The Delta Variant, previously known as the “Indian variant”
First detected in India last October and now spreading in more than 40 countries!

Vietnam has detected a NEW CORONAVIRUS VARIANT!
A mutation of the Indian and U.K. COVID-19 variants, it spreads by air
and is much more transmissible than the previously known types.

  • Get your COVID-19 vaccine today! (if you haven’t yet)
  • WearAF*ckingMask!
  • Stay 6 feet apart – PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING!
  • Avoid crowds! StayTheF*ckHome!
  • Avoid (poorly ventilated) indoor spaces.
  • Wash your hands
  • Avoid touching your face, eyes, nose, and mouth

Cases of reinfection with COVID-19 have been reported, but are rare​.​
And COVID-19 can spread from people to animals in some situations.
Pet cats and dogs can become infected after close contact with infected people.

186459751_4750219748337887_7117335498208396666_n

So, we’ve noticed that a lot of people think the COVID-19 Pandemic is over
and everything is back to pre-pandemic normal again….
HEY! IT IS STILL NOT SAFE YET!
We are Fully Vaccinated. We got both Moderna shots and waited two weeks as required.
And we are still wearing a DOUBLE MASK in public. We are still sanitizing our hands.
We are still trying to SOCIAL DISTANCE, (but there is not a lot of attention being paid)
and that is the primary failure of people we encounter. So we are still trying to avoid going out into public, even though there is a lot less stress and anxiety now.
NOTE: TOO MANY PEOPLE ARE NOT FULLY VACCINATED!
There are too many variants and there is no real testing happening at this time…
STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!
And we are going to keep repeating it until it is safe to travel again (maybe in 2022).

WARNING_CORRECTIVE_ACTION_LABEL_100_X_100MM-page-001

COVID-19 is the leading cause of death in the United States.
598000+ Reported Deaths in the United States from COVID-19
as of today.
63560+ Reported Deaths in California from COVID-19 as of today
52890+ Reported Deaths in New York from COVID-19 as of today
(these are the reported numbers, the true numbers are much higher)
INDIA IS STILL COMING BACK FROM THEIR 2nd WAVE.
BRAZIL IS STILL IN TOTAL CRISIS. And now they’re going to host a soccer tournament (that Argentina cancelled because of COVID-19)…….
THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IS STILL OUT OF CONTROL IN OTHER COUNTRIES.
NOTE:
People are still arriving in the United States from those countries everyday!

GET VACCINATED if you haven’t yet!
*FULLY VACCINATED means TWO WEEKS after the second dose! 

You are not fully vaccinated after the first dose,
and you are not fully vaccinated until TWO WEEKS after the second dose.
TWO WEEKS AFTER THE SECOND DOSE!
Vaccines don’t stop you from spreading the virus!
Vaccines may protect you from getting really sick,
and may prevent death if you contract COVID-19.
YOU CAN STILL GET SICK AND DIE.
YOU CAN STILL SUFFER FROM LONG-TERM EFFECTS.
YOU CAN STILL GET OTHER PEOPLE SICK.

MASKS ARE STILL REQUIRED WHEN TRAVELING.
MASKS ARE STILL REQUIRED IN CALIFORNIA
MASKS ARE STILL REQUIRED IN THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

VanGoghEarMask

Do not go to movie theaters, musical performances, shopping malls,
dance parties, sporting events, Las Vegas, or any kind of public gathering!
Attending events and gatherings increases your risk of getting and spreading COVID-19. Stay home to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!

AND EVERYTHING RETURNS TO NORMAL IN CALIFORNIA ON JUNE 15th….
“capacity and distancing restrictions will be lifted for most businesses and activities”


dean
“What are all these people doin’ in my livin’ room?”

Monday, June 7, 2021
Happy Birthday Tom Jones!
Happy Birthday Dean Martin!

mktplmonpromo

12:55am: Good morning it’s Monday.
We just woke up from a short nap after dinner.
Yes, we know it’s ONE A.M…..
Ken Russell’s “LisztoMania” starring Roger Daltrey on TMC right now.
(and it’s still unwatchable…. just too weird a film)

And then…….
1337613199-garfield-monday

10:00am: MONDAY! MONDAY!

We woke up before 7:00am. The dogs went outside. The dogs got fed.
We drank a cup of espresso. Drink Coffee. Drink Water.
We snuggled with the dog, but didn’t go back to bed.
And then we made an iced espresso.
The housekeeper is here. So we have the dogs in the Home Office this morning.
We just took them outside and now everyone is laying down and napping.

103304958_3728581247168414_6816200603569202247_o

12:20pm: Motorcycle Pursuit in the San Gabriel Valley!
So this chase started awhile ago, and we’re watching this idiot speed around on the freeways and surface streets without a purpose for at least a half hour now…. and it’s just stupid.
And there’s no police behind him, so they’re following him from the air, as he’s racing around.
Screen Shot 2021-06-07 at 11.50.09

Chase is finally over, there’s a suspect in custody. Guy drove into a parking structure in Pasadena and got arrested trying to walk out after losing his sweatshirt, we think…..

mondays

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!

6/2/71Dean Martin Show at the Riviera

Dean Martin – The King of Cool!


RECAPPING MONDAY on Tuesday Morning

1:20am: So we woke up about a half hour ago. Yes it’s one in the morning.
Recapping Monday….We made and ate lunch around 3:00pm on Monday.
On The Menu: Turkey and cheese sandwich on toasted sourdough English muffins,
celery and carrot sticks, strawberries, and an iced espresso to drink
195573693_4831944506832077_809186507657481528_n
And then we fell asleep. No, the turkey just knocked us out.
We slept all afternoon. The dogs went outside and got fed.
We skipped dinner and slept some more. So tired.
We woke up and made dinner at 10:00pm.
On The Menu: Macaroni and cheese and cran-raspberry-orange juice to drink.
195840039_4831944293498765_4842195576088983486_n

We took the dog outside.
And then we fell asleep again with the dog.
When we woke up, it was Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 – DO NOT TRAVELTUESDAY!
It is still not safe to travel…. COVID-19 is not done.

World Oceans Day! And it’s also World Ocean Week (June 5-13)!
A day to inform the public of the impact of human actions on our oceans.

venice beach 1

Venice Beach – Los Angeles, California (copyright 2010 JoshWillTravel)

1:25am: And then we took the dog outside again.
Now we’re sitting in the dark catching up on episodes of “Top Chef” season 18
and “Last Chance Kitchen” – but it’s making us hungry again.
Watched a lot of YouTube vids too.
Fun stuff. Educational. Good tunes. And Travel …sigh.

Best Friends Day! 
Make a new best friend. You can have more than one, you know!

cropped-joshwilltravel

10:40am: We woke up. We slept a little with the dog. We took the dog outside.
We fed the dog. The other dogs got fed. The dogs went outside.
We got the newspapers and the mail.
We drank two cups of espresso and a little orange juice. Drink Coffee. Drink Water.
We played with the dogs and now they’re in the bedroom resting.

11:30am: We took the dogs outside again. then we had them in the Home Office.
And then someone awful nice brought us lunch! Thank you very much!
On The Menu: Chopped Salad w/ranch dressing on the side (delivered) for Brunch.
Iceberg and Romaine lettuce combo with avocado, celery, carrots, cucumber,
BBQ chicken and bacon (we also get cheese and tortilla strips sometimes)
It was good. We ate it all. YUM.
196499509_4838861949473666_7367207329829549891_n

Recapping Tuesday now….. at 1:00am Wednesday.
After the salad we took a nap. We woke up and ordered dinner delivery.
On The Menu: Sushi time!
California roll, rainbow roll, spicy tuna cut roll, and eel & avocado cut roll.
191778540_4807314299295098_2929328324105827147_n
NOTE: We didn’t take a pic, so this is a repeat from two weeks ago.
We are very good customers.


Wednesday, June 9, 2021
National Donald Duck Day! – Happy birthday Donald Duck!
On this day in 1934, Donald Duck made his first appearance in “The Wise Little Hen”
short film by Walt Disney. And did you know Donald’s middle name is Fauntleroy?
11947847_1211953328831231_3830642894770152400_o

8:36am: We woke up before 6:00am…. and we got up at 6:30am.
We took the dogs outside. The dogs got fed. The dogs went outside.
We drank a cup of espresso. Drink Coffee. Drink Water. Hey! It’s Wednesday!
wednesday

NOTE: We just published our previous Blog Post “It’s COFFEE TIME AGAIN!”
Yesterday we published our previous Blog Post “Not Burning Man 2021”
And Sunday we published our previous Blog Post “The Cheese Shop Sketch”
Please read our previous Blog Posts!

3:10pm: Recapping Wednesday morning now.
We had sushi again last night! And there were leftovers too.

So, we were chillin’ with the dogs, and our family was going to the airport.
But the UBER guy showed up driving a really small car for THREE PEOPLE AND THEIR LUGGAGE…. and he left them stranded. So we volunteered to take them to LAX.
Wednesday before lunch, not terrible traffic, but there was traffic.
And we don’t drive very much or very far. And we really hate traffic.
And we don’t drive in traffic. So we got gas and drove the 405 freeway.
And because we had to make a sudden trip to LAX and back, we missed this pursuit!
Had to drive to LAX and back, and thankfully we got off at Mulholland! instead of going down the hill to the 405-101 junction! This guy stole a box truck, had a short pursuit, and parked it on the 101 with the Highway Patrol in tow…..now the suspect in custody and traffic is f*cked.
196117496_4836461859713675_994400903261912883_n

We went to the Post Office, mailed some letters, and got our mail.
We ran another errand, and then we went home. We took the dogs outside.
We were chillin’ in the Home Office and now they’re napping in the bedroom.
We scooped the poop. And now the gardener is here.

195772360_4836467363046458_2159271861420438905_n

We stopped and got Randy’s Donuts on the way home.
On The Menu: Glazed buttermilk, glazed raspberry jelly filled,
and a Chocolate Long John with cream (no shown – it was tasty!)
Tip: there’s too much jelly in the donut, so use the excess on the buttermilk donut!

Well there was NO LINE at Randy’s today. We drove right up, had to wait a couple minutes for the guy and the intercom, and got three donuts for $5, and they were pretty good. There’s a Winchells, a Dunkin’, and a mom & pop Donut Stop near us, but there was an accident on the 405 going back, so we got off at Manchester…. and we had threatened to stop and get Randy’s on the way there, and since there was NO LINE we needed to stop on they way back.

7:30pm: The gardener did a really good job cleaning up the yard.
We took the dogs outside. We fed the dogs. We took the dogs outside.
We drank an iced espresso. We watched the news. We watched TV.
We watched some YouTube vids and now livestreams (while we’re typing).
We ate the donuts, after we ate some leftover sushi – spicy tuna cut roll, yes!
Okay, maybe not exactly in that order, but we have a steak in the fridge for later.
And we still have to go to the market. But we can go for days if we have to….
AND WE HATE WASTING FOOD. Just buy what you’re going to eat, and eat it.
Don’t throw food away. Eat the leftovers. Don’t let food rot, or spoil.
BE GRATEFUL EVERYDAY FOR WHAT YOU HAVE! SO MANY PEOPLE ARE NOT!

Valentines day red roses heart filled isolated background

1:10am on Thursday: Recapping the evening. We took the dogs out again.
And we didn’t (really) do anything.
Wait, we groomed the little girl’s face & eyes, and that took awhile.
Then we fell asleep, and woke up after midnight.
We took the dogs outside again and we we’re going to put them to bed,
but they wanted to hang in the Home Office with us….
(10 minutes later) And now the little dogs are back in the bedroom.
The Big Boy is in with us and happy napping. And maybe we’re getting hungry?

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!

179573650_4706866122673250_6739485461275299801_n

Please FOLLOW us on Twitter if you haven’t yet.
LIKE us on 
Facebook. Subscribe to our YouTube page.

READ OUR PREVIOUS BLOG POSTS!
THEY ARE FUN AND YOU MIGHT LEARN SOMETHING!

Use the links below to FOLLOW and LIKE us on other social media!
RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

Read our previous Blog Post “Depression? Questions to Ask – Before Giving Up” > https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2015/07/12/depression-questions-to-ask-before-giving-up/

Read our previous Blog Post “CORONAVIRUS! Part 1”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2020/03/11/coronavirus/

https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2017/02/14/a-case-of-the-mondays/

RETURN TO HOMEPAGE> http://www.joshwilltravel.wordpress.com
LIKE & FRIEND us on Facebook> http://www.facebook.com/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Twitter> http://www.twitter.com/joshwilltravel
NOTE: Periscope is done as of March 31st, 2021. And they killed themselves. SAD.

Have you seen my IMDB? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918756/

RIGHT CLICK AND “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW OUR YOUTUBE PAGE!>
The “JoshWillTravel AdventureScope” is now available on Youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoP3QQfRTfD-2eABWVd-JwQ

72746514_3150068151686396_2547367651835904000_o

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!

If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, get help right away!
Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255) to reach a trained counselor and press 1 to reach the Veterans Crisis Line.
You can also chat with them online at suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/.

NOTE:  if you TEXT 741741 when you are feeling depressed, suicidal or anxious, a crisis worker will text you back and continue to text with you? Many people, especially younger folks, do not like talking on the phone and would be more comfortable texting. It’s a free service to ANYONE: teens, adults, etc. who lives in the U.S. It’s run by The Crisis Text Line and is legit.

Los Angeles County Dept. of Mental Health has a collection of FREE guided meditations to reduce stress, and also FREE sleep and movement exercises at headspace.com/lacounty or contact them at DMH.LACounty.gov
Phone number: 800-854-7771

Seek immediate help if you feel overwhelmed or unsafe!
If you, or someone you know, are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like you want to harm yourself or others, get professional help immediately!
If your distress impacts your daily life for any length of time (a couple days or many weeks),
talk to a clergy member, counselor, or healthcare provider.

HAPPINESS IS A FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN GOAL! BE HAPPY TODAY!
The three key aspects that will lead to our well-being and happiness:
an end to poverty, a reduction of inequality, and the protection of our planet.

Be thankful. Be grateful.
THANK YOU LOYAL READERS! And thank you FAMILY!
“Be excellent to each other and PARTY ON DUDES!”

and love one another, right now – support everyone*.
Peace and Love! ❤️


DONALD TRUMP AND THE GOP TRAITORS REMAIN
A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER TO THE WORLD in June of 2021!

Screen Shot 2021-06-06 at 12.35.48

WHY ARE THE GOP TRAITORS STILL IN OFFICE?
WHEN WILL TRUMP AND THE GOP TRAITORS BE INDICTED?
THEY ARE ALL GUILTY OF TREASON, SEDITION, INSURRECTION,
CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN, AND CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY!

194792128_5197445067015172_2747349088239723268_n

AND JEFFREY EPSTEIN DID NOT KILL HIMSELF.

**GIVE BLOOD!***
THE RED CROSS NEEDS BLOOD AND PLASMA DONORS!

redcrossblood.org 1-800-RED-CROSS Blood Donor App

“This is the end, my only friend, THE END” – The Doors




CV! Part 167 – Memorial Day Weekend 2021 (Fri-Sat-Sun-Mon)

CV! Part 167 – Memorial Day Weekend 2021 (Fri-Sat-Sun-Mon)
Are We Back to the New Normal Now? DON’T BE STUPID!

united-states-flag-640

Memorial Day Weekend 2021 in the United States of America

COVID-19 is still the leading cause of death in the United States.
593000+ Reported Deaths in the United States from COVID-19
as of today.
63100+ Reported Deaths in California from COVID-19 as of today
“Health officials in the state of California are tracking at least SIX COVID-19 variants”
DO YOU FEEL SAFE? DO YOU TRUST THE GOVERNMENT?

More than 37 million Americans are traveling this Memorial Day weekend,
according to AAA.
2.5 Million people are expected to travel by plane over the holiday weekend.
Cancún, Mexico, was the most booked international destination
for the holiday weekend this year according to Skyscanner data. 

You are not fully vaccinated after the first dose,
and you are not fully vaccinated until TWO WEEKS after the second dose.
TWO WEEKS AFTER THE SECOND DOSE!
Vaccines don’t stop you from spreading the virus!
*FULLY VACCINATED means TWO WEEKS after the second dose! 

190389725_1912827452199829_3727533601520686043_n

Remember that most of the country remains unvaccinated and variant risks remain high!
MASKS ARE STILL REQUIRED WHEN TRAVELING. (but for how long?)
Masks are still required at airports and on airplanes until September 14th (as per the TSA)
MASKS ARE STILL REQUIRED IN CALIFORNIA
MASKS ARE STILL REQUIRED IN THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!


Friday, May 28, 2021
It’s NATIONAL ROAD TRIP DAY! THE FRIDAY BEFORE MEMORIAL DAY!
10269306_1145560872137144_5764230009289839061_o

Gas prices are spiking! Holiday demand is sky high. 
$4.21 per gallon is the average price for gas in Los Angeles County today.

2:30am: We fell asleep and slept for a couple hours with the little boy.
We just woke up and took him outside. 

3:45am: Watching the first season of “Friends” now.
And we just drank a cup of espresso.
We ate a toasted onion bagel with cream cheese.
Drink Coffee. Drink Water. Eat Bagels. Watch “Friends”

8:40am: We fell asleep with the dog.
We woke up. We took the dog outside. We fed the dog.
We took the dog outside, We drank a cup of espresso.

National Cooler Day – Do you have an ice chest? 
The cooler (aka the “portable icebox”) was invented in the 1950s.
The materials needed to make coolers didn’t even exist until 1944.

1e91db2c1ad8cea1f0aed9e40b78fbb0

11:30am: Okay, we went back to bed and slept a little bit more.
We woke up and took the dogs outside. And now we’re awake again.
It’s MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND!
We are not traveling. And you shouldn’t be traveling.
Is it TOO SOON? Yes. There is still a pandemic in progress.
Have you been FULLY VACCINATED? And what about “That Guy”?
YOU DON’T AND WON’T KNOW WHO IS FULLY VACCINATED!!!!!
Man, we really want to travel. Our friends just returned from Tahiti.
Another friend is sending beautiful pics from Yosemite Valley.
And we are still chillin’ in the Home Office with the dogs.
STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!

3:13pm: We took a short nap with the dogs We woke up and took them outside.
It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood today and going to get hotter all this week:
Screen Shot 2021-05-28 at 14.58.49
There was a short pursuit, we didn’t see.
The suspect pulled over and surrendered. One in custody.
Screen Shot 2021-05-28 at 15.10.32

And there was another pursuit today in Hollywood!
Ended with an accident at Santa Monica and Highland. One DUI suspect in custody!

 

7:25pm: We didn’t do anything today. We stayed home. We took nap with the dogs.
We ate the last two pieces of leftover pizza and drank an iced espresso.
We took the dogs outside. We fed the dogs. We took the dogs outside.
We just made another cup of espresso. And now it’s Friday evening.

National Don’t Fry Day…. DON’T SUNBURN! Have fries with your burger!
Today wants you to be aware of the risks of overexposure to the sun.
Protect your skin from UV light damage when traveling and enjoying the outdoors.

9:21pm: Watching Las Vegas Livestreams on YouTube and chillin’ with the little girl tonight.
NO MASKS REQUIRED. 100% OCCUPANCY! LOW ROLLERS EVERYWEHRE! 
She isn’t feeling good…. ate something she wasn’t suppose to when we weren’t watching.
The little boy is feeling good. He’s back to normal and eating regular food again.
But he’s still wearing the cone because he’s scratching at his head a lot.

It’s International Hamburger Day and National Beef Burger Day!

burger

Double BBQ Bacon Charburger w/cheese and grilled onions

And National Brisket Day celebrates one of the nine prime cuts of beef!

Las Vegas Livestream on Friday night with Bror Fredrik on YouTube:
191019278_4801757969850731_2174392452048685245_n

“I can tell by looking at you that you’re a regular Don Juan.
Just one and you’re done.” – Rusty Warner

usa-flag-flagpole-fireworks-stars-dark-blue-sky-background-concept-th-july-memorial-day-30263608


Saturday, May 29, 2021 – Put A Pillow On Your Fridge Day
(more like scream into a pillow today….)
onemoresat

8:40am: Starting off Saturday with a FUCK.
We finally fell asleep about 6:00am, and got woken up again………
We took the dog outside. We fed the dog. We took the dog outside again.
We made an iced espresso. We ate a bowl of strawberries and banana.

150616494_10220980596322793_7695690791370489985_n

It’s Paperclip Day! – the first patent (US patent 64,088) for a “bent wire paper clip” was granted to Samuel B. Fay in 1867. Originally intended to attach tickets to fabric, another purpose was to hold papers together.

1:22pm: Okay we are just done today. FUCK.
We saw our stepbrother today for the first time in 18 months!
NO MASKS. We are both Fully Vaccinated and have been totally isolated.
And now all the other dogs are sick…. and we are so upset. FUCK.
So we’ll have the vet results on Tuesday because of the holiday. FUCK.

We binge watched CNN’s “History of Comedy” on TV.
Pretty good “documentary” series. And comedy isn’t pretty.

5:40pm: We took a nap. We woke up to the big dog barking. FUCK
We took him outside. And he’s sick too. FUCK.
Must have been something he ate. FUCK.
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
Learn About Composting Day
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK


Mount Everest Day! – Mount Everest, Earth’s tallest mountain, is located in the Himalaya Range, (Mahalangur Himal sub-range) in Asia. The borderline between China and Nepal crosses the actual summit. The 29032 foot elevation was recorded in 2020 by Nepali and Chinese officials. It’s estimated that over 100 bodies of dead climbers and sherpas remain on Mount Everest. Climbing gear, oxygen bottles, and other garbage from 68 years of expeditions litter the mountain, giving Mount Everest the nickname “the world’s highest trashcan.”

everest-from-above_s

In the death zone, the human body cannot acclimatize, as it uses oxygen faster than it can be replenished. An extended stay in the zone without supplementary oxygen will result in deterioration of bodily functions, loss of consciousness, and death. – wikipedia
NOTE: There were THREE recorded deaths in May of 2021 after the mountain re-opened to climbers following the closure during 2020’s COVID-19 Pandemic.


THE (not-so-secret) WORD OF THE DAY:
peeweefuck

8:40pm: It has been a son-a-bitch day. ANGRY AND FRUSTRATED.
We left three of the dogs in care of someone on Friday and now two are sick.
THIS IS AFTER THE EMERGENCY THIS WEEK WITH THE LITTLE BOY!
AFTER MANY REQUESTS NOT TO LET THEM OUTSIDE UNSUPERVISED!
Fecal samples went to the Vet, results on Tuesday. Fuzzy Girl went to the ER Vet.
She’s fine now, but she was throwing up, so we are not taking chances.
And the Big Boy threw up and has diarrhea too. SO UPSET WHEN THEY ARE SICK.
He’s such a good boy. He let us know and waited until we took him outside to puke.
They are all resting in the bedroom now. And so we just made an iced espresso.
We ate a toasted croissant with butter and drank a cup of espresso earlier. That’s it.
And are we hungry yet? NO. WE ARE REALLY UPSET AGAIN.  
And we have a STRESS HEADACHE. Trying to calm down now.

FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK
FUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCKFUCK

There was a fire at Tapia Bros Produce last night where we get fresh fruits and vegetable.

Saturday Night Las Vegas Livestream from The Fremont Street Experience:
(and, of course, all these people are Fully Vaccinated….right?)
Screen Shot 2021-05-29 at 21.06.25

10:10pm: Still super stressed. Trying to chill. YOU MUST CHILL!
We just took the little boy outside again. He got his medicine.
And now he’s going to bed so we can relax.

Screen Shot 2021-05-15 at 18.10.48

11:45pm: We made some food. 
On The Menu: We had breakfast for dinner. 2 eggs over medium, toasted bacon
and cheese sandwich on challah bread, pita chips, strawberries and cherries.
193525501_4806793079347220_9092267282206913096_n

Biscuit Day! – “Whaddaya want for nuthin’? Rubber Biscuit?”
In the United Kingdom, a “biscuit” is a flat sweet baked treat, called a “cookie” in the US.

National Coq Au Vin Day – Coq au vin is rustic French peasant style dish: braised chicken cooked with wine, salted pork, mushrooms, and garlic. Coq au vin translation: rooster with wine. A similar recipe, poulet au vin blanc first appeared in a French cookbook in 1864.

10409319_869669313064182_7420719661824933064_n

Memorial Day! Grateful Dead! Wave that Flag!

It’s National 529 Day – Save for your child’s future! Start a 529 savings plan!
NOTE: We don’t have any children (“none that we know of…”), but if you do…..
529 plans are named for Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code which allows tax-free status for ‘qualified tuition programs’. The 529 plan can pay for college costs at more than 6000 US colleges and universities, and more than 400 foreign colleges and universities.

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!

B.J. Thomas RIP – “Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head” and
081_3
Gavin MacLeod RIP (“always with the negative waves Moriarty”) has died at age 90. He was Captain Stubing from “The Love Boat”, Murray from “Mary Tyler Moore”, Happy from “McHale’s Navy”, Moriarty in “Kelly’s Heroes”, and a spokesman for Princess Cruises.
May the Four Winds blow them safely home.


Sunday, May 30, 2021 – THE INDY 500 (with fans in the stands again) is today.

SUNDAY! SUNDAY!

a7178e1f6ee348f5ca4e5b989a68b094
4:20am: HAPPINESS IS A WARM PUPPY. We held the little girl for hours tonight.
And she needed a little grooming. So we fixed the little girl’s face and trimmed her ears.
Now she’s back to bed…. after making us go outside three times
because there’s something in the bushes moving around…. probably a rat or squirrel.

124916468_3628689193818073_2807697207547600686_o

5:55am: We haven’t slept…. been up with the little girl who won’t stay still.
So we took her into the kitchen and then outside again.
We ate a toasted croissant with butter. We drank a cup of espresso.
Drink Coffee. Drink Water. Have a Nice Sunday…. 

3:00pm: Recapping Sunday morning now. We were up with the dogs.
The dogs went outside. The dogs got fed. The little girl didn’t eat. FUCK.
We drank an iced espresso. We took the dogs outside again.
We went back to bed and slept. We woke up and drank an iced espresso.
We took the dogs outside again. Now they’re chillin’ and so are we.

7:45pm: We fell asleep and woke up after 6:00pm. 
We ordered dinner for pickup. We took a shower and got dressed.
We took the dogs outside. We fed the dogs.
We took the dogs outside. We went out and picked up the food. We ate dinner.
On The Menu: Sushi. Albacore sashimi, rainbow roll, spicy tuna cut roll,
California roll, and an eel & avocado cut roll.
191778540_4807314299295098_2929328324105827147_n

We fell asleep at 10:00pm and woke up around 1:00am on Monday.

People are crazy!
What are ya goin’ to do?
Write a better poem.

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!


Monday, May 31, 2021 – MEMORIAL DAY MONDAY!usflagmini

WWI memorial

World War I Memorial – Washington D.C. (copyright 2013 JoshWillTravel)

2:15am: Well, it’s Memorial Day again. 
The Federal holiday honoring and mourning military personnel
who have died in the performance of their military duties
while serving in the US Armed Forces.
THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR OUR COUNTRY!
THANK THEM FOR THEIR SERVICE. (posthumously)
THANK THEIR FAMILIES FOR THEIR SERVICE.
And THANK YOU to all Active Duty Military Personnel
and our Veterans for their service for our country! 

6:00am: So we were watching YouTube vids in the wee hours of the morning
and we fell down the Epicurious rabbit hole…. and they made us really hungry!
So we made Sunday Brunch at ate it at 6:00am on Monday.
On The Menu: 2 eggs over medium, bacon, toasted croissant with butter, celery with peanut butter, carrot sticks, a banana, blueberries, strawberries, and an iced espresso to drink
192405090_4808467725846422_8192755767857297811_n

10:00am: The dogs went outside. The dogs got fed and medicated.
We just drank another cup of espresso. Drink Coffee. Drink Water. 

11:30pm: Recapping Monday.

We took a short nap at 1:00pm. We woke up at 3:00pm.
Then we got dressed and drove to Culver City and back. Why, you ask?
To pick up some “The Simpsons” Posters that a friend was giving away.
Because of the holiday, there was almost no traffic going and none coming back.

We made some dinner at 10:00pm.
On The Menu: Turkey, cheese and avocado sandwich on a toasted brioche bun
with carrot and celery sticks, avocado, strawberries, and an iced espresso to drink
192779182_4810423878984140_8180155774821247578_n


Watched the Las Vegas Livestreams, and was entertained….
LAS VEGAS IS 100% OPEN.
We’ve been going on and on for months about Las Vegas, the COVID-19 Pandemic, the crowds, the masks, the social distancing, and the GREED v. PUBLIC HEALTH issues.


Live Music returns to The Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas
and there are no more mask or social distancing requirements as of midnight May 31st. 
Oh that’s in TEN MINUTES! Screen Shot 2021-05-31 at 23.07.56
There was a 26 mile traffic backup on the I-15 south going home to Los Angeles today!

 

192693947_4810705608955967_307610164391691864_n
THERE WERE WAY TOO MANY PEOPLE IN LAS VEGAS THIS WEEKEND! 
And more than a few were still hanging around on Monday night!
Screen Shot 2021-05-31 at 23.04.04
Actually this woman got stuck on the zipline over The Fremont Street Experience.
They sent a guy down the line on a harness to retrieve her and pull her to the end.
She only hung there for one song, it must happen a lot,
because they were quick to clear the line and resume operation.
Kind of the perfect story for Las Vegas and their post-pandemic renaissance.


Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.

But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate — we can not consecrate — we can not hallow — this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us — that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion — that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain — that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom — and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.

The Gettysburg Address
Abraham Lincoln – November 19, 1863

lincolnmemorial

Lincoln Memorial and the Gettysburg Address – Washington D.C. (copyright 2010 JoshWillTravel)


AND EVERYTHING RETURNS TO NORMAL IN CALIFORNIA ON JUNE 15th….
“capacity and distancing restrictions will be lifted for most businesses and activities”

189163454_10228325097051970_739897424686767841_n

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!

made_in_usa_flag_logo_printable-1md

Please FOLLOW us on Twitter if you haven’t yet.
LIKE us on 
Facebook. Subscribe to our YouTube page.

READ OUR PREVIOUS BLOG POSTS!
THEY ARE FUN AND YOU MIGHT LEARN SOMETHING!

Use the links below to FOLLOW and LIKE us on other social media!
RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

Read our previous Blog Post “Depression? Questions to Ask – Before Giving Up” > https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2015/07/12/depression-questions-to-ask-before-giving-up/

Read our previous Blog Post “CORONAVIRUS! Part 1”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2020/03/11/coronavirus/

RETURN TO HOMEPAGE> http://www.joshwilltravel.wordpress.com
LIKE & FRIEND us on Facebook> http://www.facebook.com/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Twitter> http://www.twitter.com/joshwilltravel
NOTE: Periscope is done as of March 31st, 2021. And they killed themselves. SAD.

Have you seen my IMDB? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918756/

RIGHT CLICK AND “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW OUR YOUTUBE PAGE!>
The “JoshWillTravel AdventureScope” is now available on Youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoP3QQfRTfD-2eABWVd-JwQ

72746514_3150068151686396_2547367651835904000_o

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!

DONALD TRUMP AND THE GOP TRAITORS REMAIN
A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER TO THE WORLD in May of 2021!

188300333_10158912440936928_7042583220332484253_n
THE GOP TRAITORS ARE LYING TO YOU! DON’T BELIEVE THEIR LIES!
YOU KNOW WHAT REALLY HAPPENED! YOU SAW IT WITH YOUR OWN EYES!
187427678_10226168816184292_1924964643595531655_n

**GIVE BLOOD!***
THE RED CROSS NEEDS BLOOD AND PLASMA DONORS!

redcrossblood.org 1-800-RED-CROSS Blood Donor App

THANK YOU to all the doctors and nurses and medical staffers!
THANK YOU to all the first responders!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

Be thankful. Be grateful.
Be kind to each other – love one another – support everyone*.
Peace and Love! ❤️

US_Flag_Backlit

USA! USA! USA!




CV! Part 166 – DON’T PANIC! Happy Towel Day! Super Flower Blood Moon & Lunar Eclipse (DoNotTravelTuesday-Wed)

CV! Part 166 – CV! Part 166 – DON’T PANIC! Happy Towel Day!
Super Flower Blood Moon & Lunar Eclipse (DoNotTravelTuesday-Wed)

190547097_4801768569849671_891071395733489107_n

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 – HAPPY TOWEL DAY! 42.

dontpanic

“The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy also mentions alcohol. It says that the best drink in existence is the Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster. The effect of which is like having your brains smashed out with a slice of lemon wrapped round a large gold brick.” — Douglas Adams,

12:30am: First, we have to finish Monday’s Blog Post (see out previous Blog Post)
NOTE: We worked on it and then we fell asleep with the dogs around dawn.
We watched “The Donut King” documentary on PBS Independent Lens last night.
It was really good. The American Dream/Nightmare. And yes, it made us want donuts.
It also explained why most SoCal mom & pop donut stores are Asian-American owned.

Towel-day-Infographic2

“‘You know,’ said Arthur, ‘it’s at times like this, when I’m trapped in a Vogon airlock with a man from Betelgeuse, and about to die of asphyxiation in deep space that I really wish I’d listened to what my mother told me when I was young.’ ‘Why, what did she tell you?’
‘I don’t know, I didn’t listen.’”
— Douglas Adams,

11:00am: HAPPY TOWEL DAY!
We woke up late. The dogs slept in too. The little boy is feeling fine today!
We took the dogs outside. We fed the dogs. He is on white rice for a couple days.
We took the dogs outside again. We got the newspapers and the mail.
We drank an iced espresso. Good (DONOTTRAVELTUESDAY) morning.
Today is going to be much better than yesterday. FO SHO.

188933321_4791312024228659_6875301046234447146_n

12:12pm: We took the dogs outside again. And now they’re napping.
We made another iced espresso
and we ate a toasted onion bagel with cream cheese.
And it’s another beautiful and HOT day today in the San Fernando Valley.
We have a DROUGHT! HIGH FIRE DANGER! Climate Change is real.
Los Angeles is also the worst city in the US for mosquitoes according to ORKIN.

Nook_Simple_Touch_With_%22Don't_Panic!%22

Towel Day! Don’t Panic.

“Reality is frequently inaccurate.” — Douglas Adams

The Getty Center re-opens today! COVID-19 restrictions remain in place.
(one-third capacity and reservations required)

189163454_10228325097051970_739897424686767841_n

Domestic LEISURE TRAVEL BOOKINGS are back to pre-pandemic levels!
People are planning to travel. People are already traveling! What about Public Health?

188826567_4791309807562214_443261647525288270_n

DO YOU TIK TOK?
187203292_10158899347990733_3220762736588291265_n

7:35pm: WHAT (the fuck) ARE YOU DOING?
We didn’t do our errands today, just stayed home and monitored the little boy.
We took a nap with the dogs. We woke up and took them outside.
We fed the dogs. The little boy ate his supper (white rice, yam, boiled chicken).
We took the dogs outside. And now they’re napping after.
We haven’t eaten anything except that bagel with cream cheese
and then a dill pickle later on in the day. So time for our dinner now.

dontpanic_1024

Towel Day! Don’t Panic.

“So long and thanks for all the fish.” — Douglas Adams


REMEMBERING GEORGE FLOYD TODAY!
ONE YEAR LATER.

Untitled

George Floyd RIP

BLACKLIVESMATTER! STOP POLICE BRUTALITY AND VIOLENCE!
STOP SYSTEMIC RACISM! STOP KILLING BLACK AND BROWN PEOPLE!
*****In the United States, Police Officers killed 967 people

since Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd one year ago today.*****

RODNEY KING! RODNEY KING! The Videotaped Beating on March 3, 1991:Colorlines Screenshot Rodney King Beating for NOW 030316

NOTE: The Los Angeles Riots of 1992, five days of violence, looting, and arson, began on April 29th in South Central LA, after a Simi Valley jury acquitted four LAPD officers charged with assault under the color of authority and using excessive force during the arrest of Rodney King.
63 people died during the rioting. And several thousand people were injured.
Read our previous Blog Posts “Black Lives Matter” and “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot”


9:45pm: We are still trying to figure out dinner…..
getting later and we’re getting really hungry now. 

“Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.” — Douglas Adams,

Douglas Noel Adams (March 11, 1952 – May 11 2001) RIP
May his memory be a blessing!

After becoming a cult science fiction comedy series on BBC Radio, "The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy" by Douglas Adams

Author Douglas Adams holds a book that has “Don’t Panic” written on the cover. November 29 1978. (Photo: Daily Mirror/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix)

“Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun. Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-two million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea.”
— Douglas Adams,

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!


A lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon moves into the Earth’s shadow. This can occur only when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are exactly or very closely aligned with Earth between the other two, which can only happen the night of a full moon – Wikipedia
supemoon

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 – FULL MOON!
Super Flower Blood Moon with a Total Lunar Eclipse!
Lunar-eclipse-May-26-2021
The Lunar Eclipse begins at 2:45am PST!
THE LUNAR ECLIPSE PEAKS AT 4:11am PST!

1:15am: We finally cooked something to eat. And we really went for it.
We have to go to the market soon, but we had one more steak we had to make tonight.
On The Menu: NY thin-cut Steak, 2 eggs (over medium), twice cooked potatoes & onions, steamed broccoli & carrots, toasted onion bagel with cream cheese, a dill pickle, and a Dr Pepper at 1am. And we ate it all and want some more food.
188015347_4791774224182439_2495207542716928883_n

3:30am: The SUPER MOON is halfway gone. 45 minutes into the eclipse.
We took the dogs outside and now they are sleeping again. And we are not.
LUNAR ECLIPSE IN PROGRESS. Perfect night in Los Angeles.
We are outside in the dark barefoot and wearing a t-shirt and pajama pants.
Current temp: 62 degrees, no wind right now, but the marine layer is moving in.
Partly cloudy, but the moon is visible right now. And “it looks Magnificent!”

Full (blood) Moon Fever!
188990864_4791568840869644_1317319900400246048_n

5:05am: We forgot we baked 6 chocolate chip cookies, until we smelled them!
So we just drank a cup of espresso and ate  two three cookies.
Drink Coffee. Drink Water. Eat cookies.
185653351_4751031804923348_9205599337662793113_n

7:25am: We didn’t really sleep. We laid down, but it wasn’t a full sleep cycle.
And we got up and took the dogs outside. And we fed the dogs.
And we took them outside again. And it’s Wednesday morning again.
We drank a cup of espresso. We got the newspapers.
And now Choreboy is going to scoop the poop, take out the trash,
and clean up the yard before the gardener comes later on today.

16998075_1709630575730168_992566056477831160_n

7:20pm: Recapping our Wednesday. We ate a chocolate chip cookie.
We scooped the poop. A lot of poop. And cleaned up the yard.
We took the dogs outside again. We got dressed and ran a few errands.
Bank, Post Office, miscellaneous, and then we stopped at Goodwill.
PYREX SCORE! We found a used big Yellow bowl from the Primary Color set
and a Butterprint bowl in near mint condition for $11.00. Happy day. 
189507634_4793590950667433_2672673144100516805_n


UPDATE: Here is the original post from last October to a group we belong to.
There were over 300 comments and a long discussion about COVID-19.
8 Months Later, it’s interesting to look back (and review) the responses. 
Screen Shot 2021-05-26 at 18.41.08

We are now “Fully Vaccinated” and we are following the SCIENCE. Get vaccinated!!
Yesterday was our second time back to this Goodwill, the first time we only stayed for a short time and didn’t buy anything. This time we still only stayed a short time, but we were a lot less anxious/nervous/afraid of other people this time.


And then we went home.
We took the dogs outside again and again. Then we took a nap with the dogs.
The gardener came and the pool guys came (but they were only here for 12 minutes).
We woke up and took the dogs outside again. And then we fed the dogs supper.
We took the dogs outside again….. and now they’re napping.
We made an iced coffee and now we have to eat something for dinner.
FUCK.

We ordered a pizza delivery.
On The Menu: Extra-large pizza with sausage and meatball, and a Dr Pepper to drink. 
192071963_4801764586516736_837520388253979811_n


18199332_1085108468260691_7272568898636625695_n
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 2021 – TRAVEL ADVISORY!
Holiday travel this weekend will be the busiest since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
34 Million People are expected to DRIVE to their vacation destination.
HIGHEST GAS PRICES IN FOUR YEARS! Traffic and Delays expected.


 Thursday, May 27, 2021

On May 27, 1968, Iron Butterfly recorded their classic song “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida”.
iron-butterfly

2:25am: We fell asleep for a little bit. And just woke up again.
190840596_10222016539017352_37464186001953129_n

6:30am: We woke up before 6:00am. We snuggled with the little boy for awhile.
We took him outside. We fed him breakfast solo. The other dogs are still sleeping.
He’s eating chicken, rice and yam with a pro-biotic powder, and today he starts back on his regular dog food, mixed in. The Vet also gave us some medicine that he gets every 12 hours.
He ate all his food and we took him outside again.
We drank a cup of espresso. We ate a toasted garlic bagel with cream cheese.
Now we’re chillin’ in the Home Office.

Nine people were murdered yesterday (and the shooter killed himself too)
in another MASS SHOOTING/LONE GUNMAN event in San Jose. 

CALIFORNIA’S CURRENT COVID-19 STATUS: YELLOW TIER
(Los Angeles and Orange Counties) LA will remove all restrictions on June 15th.
Disneyland and other theme parks will open to out-of-state visitors on June 15th.

On this day in 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge opened!

7:45am: The other dogs went outside. The other dogs got fed.
We are going to watch the “Friends” Reunion Special on HBOMax now. 
But why James Corden? 
191500227_10222878278019117_8730836241118296252_n
10:30am: We really enjoyed the “Friends” Reunion Special.
We had to stop and start a few times because of the dogs.
And then we ate three pieces of leftover pizza for brunch.
And we drank an iced espresso. We took the dogs outside again.
We got the newspapers and the mail. The housekeeper came,

PURSUIT TIME THURSDAY!
CHP is chasing a driver for “failure to yield” in South Los Angeles.
Screen Shot 2021-05-27 at 17.02.20
Finally a PIT maneuver and two suspects surrendered and in custody.

7:05pm: We took a nap with the little boy while the housekeeper finished.
He is feeling fine now and we started him slowly back on regular food a little at a time.
Making sure that he isn’t having any problems and eating stuff he’s not supposed to…. CHINESE PLUSH TOYS? ANTI-VIRAL CHEMICAL TISSUES? THISTLES? WTF?
Today we caught him with a tissue in his mouth…. in literally two minutes, like a toddler. 
And Still More FUCKERY. 
We took the dogs outside. We fed the dogs.FUCK.We took the dogs outside.FUCK.
FUCK.And then we ate a cheeseburger.
On The Menu: Double BBQ Bacon CharBurger with cheese and fries.
Iced coffee to drink. Chocolate chip cookie for dessert.

i245

UCSC Zen Slug

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!

Please FOLLOW us on Twitter if you haven’t yet.
LIKE us on 
Facebook. Subscribe to our YouTube page.

READ OUR PREVIOUS BLOG POSTS!
THEY ARE FUN AND YOU MIGHT LEARN SOMETHING!

Use the links below to FOLLOW and LIKE us on other social media!
RIGHT CLICK and “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW LINKS>

Read our previous Blog Post “CORONAVIRUS! Part 1”>
https://joshwilltravel.wordpress.com/2020/03/11/coronavirus/

RETURN TO HOMEPAGE> http://www.joshwilltravel.wordpress.com
LIKE & FRIEND us on Facebook> http://www.facebook.com/joshwilltravel
FOLLOW us on Twitter> http://www.twitter.com/joshwilltravel
NOTE: Periscope is done as of March 31st, 2021. And they killed themselves. SAD.

Have you seen my IMDB? http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0918756/

RIGHT CLICK AND “OPEN IN NEW WINDOW” TO VIEW OUR YOUTUBE PAGE!>
The “JoshWillTravel AdventureScope” is now available on Youtube!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoP3QQfRTfD-2eABWVd-JwQ

72746514_3150068151686396_2547367651835904000_o

STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME! STAYTHEFUCKHOME!
ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT. ZERO CONTACT.
WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK! WEARAFUCKING(DOUBLE)MASK!

Dont-Panic-And-Carry-A-Towel-Happy-Towel-Day

“He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream
and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it.”

— Douglas Adams



Mumble, mumble, mumble…. where’s my money?191067201_5867077363332924_4401536633595108779_n