Kansas City Christmas Dinner: Eat Outdoors To Fight COVID???

On Christmas Eve the temperatures will near 70 degrees.

And so, with fond memories of the hotties from the defunct lad mag era we pose a question to gentle readers . . .


It's a tough call that will be one of many things that will make your mom tear up over the holidays. Along with the fact that she doesn't have & probably never will have any grandkids given the US population decline.

Still, here's the quote from science . . .

"And, you know what, it may not. And we may just have a group of people that choose never to be vaccinated. But the fact remains and the data has shown us that vaccination is best what prevents disease - especially hospitalization and death," infectious diseases specialist Dr. Angela Myers said.

Another take-away is that it's going to be a warm Christmas in Kansas City so being outdoors, even for meals , would be your safest bet if you insist on getting together unvaccinated.

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