- I have enough toilet paper.
- My wife and I are getting along even though we don’t always agree on disinfecting etiquette.
- Since I’m an introvert, I’ve adapted easily to social distancing. Quite frankly, I was disappointed when I heard it was six feet and not six miles.
- After being asked for lifetime, “How come you never smile?’, I love wearing a medical mask. It means I no longer have to lie and respond, “I’m grieving over the death of my pet ameba, Lewis.”
- I’ve learned to appreciate food that most shoppers don’t hoard—like seagull-flavored gelato.
- My political action committee has only been Zoom bombed once, by a lonely naked guy who has since become the only group member who truly gets me.
- When listening to Bob Fosse musicals, my jazz hands are just as expressive with nitrile gloves.
- Since I’ve always worked at home, I already have cubicles for me and my dog.
- I live in a state which places more importance in increasing testing than reopening tattoo parlors and Waffle Houses.
- Did I say I have enough toilet paper?
Ben Alper writes for late night talk show hosts, comedians and things. He is the author of “Thank You for Not Talking: A Laughable Look at Introverts.”
One thought on “Things I’m Selfishly Thankful for During the COVID-19 Pandemic”
Very funny Ben You truly enjoy a different type humor we could have used more of it at GTE/Baltimore Tech