Confession. Even though “Friends” will ALWAYS be my number one, all time favorite show, “Parks and Recreation” will be a close second. I’ve even been compared to Leslie Knope once or twice in my life…and my husband has been called Ron Swanson. I don’t know exactly what to do with that comparison but my hubby does call us work place acquaintances while we are at school so there’s that…
With schools shutting down last week, I’ve found myself with a little bit o extra time on my hands. And with the entire series of P n R at my disposal and in DESPERATE need of a laugh or two, I delved back into the wonder that is Pawnee. And I began to wonder. What would Leslie Knope do if SHE had to face this pandemic?
Here are the top 10 ways Leslie Knope would deal with Covid 19.
In no particular order…
Of course she is. She would take this crisis head on. Corona schmamona.
When she’s told she has to shut down all the parks. Immediately.
BEGGING Ron to not listen to Chris to shut down the parks immediately. Buuuuut…
when that doesn’t work, she figures out some kick ass way to have the people of Pawnee enjoy the parks virtually. Leslie knows how to get ish done.
Now comes the news that the government buildings are also shutting down. Indefinitely.
But she’s confident it will still be okay cuz she still gets to work from home.
Working from home just ain’t the same.
First they close the parks. Now they’re closing restaurants and bars. Including JJs Diner. What. The. Heck.
You know. Day two of social distancing.
Even the lovely Ann Perkins and Ben Wyatt can get annoying. And BTW-this would be like Day 3 of quaranteen.
And Day 4 of no work…
But finally. We get through this together. And…