I saw three friends outside of my household last week. Two of them I had not seen since quarantine started. While we work masks, I hugged on of them. It was oddly comforting, but now I regret it. This pandemic has effin' shook me especially seeing this devastating surge. Reported by NYT - # of US cases October: 1,946,876, # of US cases November: 3,075,000 (and counting. WTF!!!