Managing every day meals during this Pandemic....
Wednesday, December 09, 2020
Excuse me for repeating myself a bit here, for those of you who follow LEANJEAN6. But I thought what she brought up was an interesting subject. See below for my response. (And excuse me, Lynda, for bringing your blog into the limelight.
For those of you who don't follow her, you can find her latest blog to see what an interesting subject she brought up and see what your take on it is.
"A lot of folks are with you on this one, Lynda. We all want some sort of "change" from the usual. My husband and I were discussing this the other night, in fact. We had gotten so used to going "Out for dinner" at least one evening a week for years it just became a habit. With the Pandemic, a lot of restaurants are closed to dine-ins or depending on where you live you're lucky to find a place that's open at all. So, we were remembering what it was like growing up. We could remember we had meatloaf ALWAYS on Sundays, Chicken ALWAYS on Wednesdays, Spaghettis' ALWAYS on Fridays, and so on. Our parents rarely took us out for dinner. It was a treat saved for a special day only. A birthday or something.
Does anyone else remember those days? Is anyone else reliving those days these days?"
What do you all think? Have any of you gone back to the "Old Days" when you had to make your own meals all of the time? Never going out?
Maybe I'm making too big a thing out of it? The younger people of today are more than likely used to hitting a fast food place several times a week. I know of some people that do so myself.
While I was in Kentucky from March to May, I found it interesting how my son and daughter-in-law were nearly always lamenting how they really wanted their favorite pizza but the restaurants, of course, were closed. Or they always talked about whenever their favorite seafood place was going to reopen. Boy, it was like they ate out more often than making meals at home! Has anyone else experienced someone like that? Had you said anything to them? Just curious how everyone is feeling now that it's toward the end of the year. In about three more months will mark the beginning of the lockdowns. As if anyone needed that reminder.
Thanks for reading.