Don’t shake my hand or give me a hug. A cough or sneeze causes high alert. And just when you might feel as though you’ve got this down and we’re learning to live with the new pathogen, similar to how hospitals and people deal with the flu annually, along comes delta and, later, omicron. They’reContinue reading “The End of the World As We Know It”
What is life going to be like after widespread vaccinations? It’s doubtful we’ll snap back to where we “left off” before the pandemic. So many loved ones will not be with us. Many businesses haven’t survived and won’t be available. For me, although not involving COVID, the past year has been difficult with my physicalContinue reading “Dream a Little”
You know, the part of the Serenity Prayer about “grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change”? Many current circumstances provide opportunities to practice. I am endeavoring to accept these situations as they are: Pandemic Isolation Distance holidays Presidential transition Changes in plans as virus goes viral Fibromyalgia Chronic pain There areContinue reading “Accept This”
For those too young to remember, this is what the Twin Towers looked like before we knew we were under attack by 19 radical extremist Islamists at the behest of Osama bin Laden, a name most of us had never heard. The world was transfixed as the towers collapsed, causing a cloud of debris whichContinue reading “9/11 on Repeat”
What are your expectations of the federal government in a pandemic? Back when we heard the first mentions of a virus coming, who did you imagine would lead us through this historic crisis? Just as I wasn’t able to envision the daily doings of a President Trump or his administration following his election in 2016,Continue reading “Why Doesn’t Trump WantUsToWearMasks?”
My COVID test was negative, just bronchitis. When I have three days fever-free, I’ll be back to work, trying not to get the coronavirus.