But this is just the latest example of "window Dressing" going on in our world today.
As a client, you're expected to hold "cosmos" sticks to balance your energy, prior to having your karma "washed" with meat cleavers.
Masks have also been used for punishment by shaming.
We planted maples in our yard because we knew they were fast-growing and we were interested in having some shade as quickly as possible.
It was like a scene from the 1971 movie, "The Last Picture Show".
If this isolation is getting to you, laugh,
I probably could have escaped the winter purgatory if I'd taken a liking to the Beach Boys but my musical interests went elsewhere.