With President Trump extending the “stay at home” guidelines until the end of April,
it looks like all of us are going to have get used to being quarantined. That doesn’t
mean it has to be ghastly boring, though. In light of this, your Bonito Poke family
has compiled some things you and your family can do during your stay together!
*Finish a jigsaw puzzle. Nope, not those small ones. Go for those huge 5,000-
piece ones! You have all the time in the world anyway.
*Pick up a new language. Remember when you were so busy at work that
you’ve put off learning French or German for your upcoming trip to Europe?
Yeah, us too. (Also, learning a new language, even just the basics, is always a
useful hard skill!) Duolingo, a language learning app, is helps a lot!
*Catch up on your Netflix to-watch list. Netflix (and other streaming service
providers) have been churning out new content faster than usual. That bodes
good news for you, o quarantined one! Steve’s recommends anything that you
find pleasing to watch. Renz recommends the new season of Westworld on HBO
and Better Call Saul on AMC. Bryan recommends binging on Youtube
*Watch Start Wars, Harry Potter, rewatch the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
*Get fit. Personal health has been put off by some of us because of our busy
schedules. It isn’t enough that you eat right by grabbing your daily bowl of
Bonito Poke (ayyy), you also need to exercise. Now, you can’t use that late
afternoon meeting as an excuse as to why you didn’t hit the gym. Granted,
gyms are closed right now. But indoor exercising has never been easier with
YouTube and the internet on your side. Or you know, call your personal trainer
over. Just tell him to maintain a distance of 6 feet from you.
*Read, read, read. We can’t stress this enough. Pick up a novel. Pick up your
grad school reading. Pick up a cookbook. Read articles online. Use this time to
grow your knowledge!
*Keep a journal or a diary. We lost track of what day it is sometime last week.
Time is but a concept now. Ground yourself by keeping tabs on what
happened each day. Decompress by recording what you felt by the end of the
day. It will help you get through this; we promise!
Support your local businesses. Okay, this might be a bit of a stretch, but hear
us out. A lot of your favorite restaurants and businesses are still open,
including us. Help us bring some normalcy in to your days by ordering from
us the meals you’d order during your lunch break. Fiesta Bowl with extra
spicy aioli? Cali Bowl with extra crab salad? Is your mouth watering yet?
Tell us how you’re spending your quarantine season in the comments section below!