It’s 12:01 a.m. and I’m still alive.
Our own Payton Randle survived to see her 21st birthday and didn’t - as one unnamed coworker said - “basically die a virgin.”
Doomsdayers will likely continue to plan for end times, but gas masks and canned goods will go unused today.
Sioux Falls’ celebration of a highly-unlikely scenario will undoubtedly leave many feeling like their worlds are indeed over tomorrow and will give others a reason to party again tomorrow night: We’re still alive!
I encourage everyone to remember those panic-induced thoughts of love and goodwill beyond this apocalypse scare. Take a chance to do some of your last-day-on-Earth activities. Eat your favorite meal next Wednesday, just because.
When the world does come to an end, though, I definitely want Later Babes to be my soundtrack. Sorry, REM.— Jenny Lockhart, ALM