Hubby is heading off into the wild green yonder this week. Continuing a love affair with the wilderness that has lasted six decades.
I struggled to write about the events in the US this past week. What to say? How to begin? And so I looked to a former student to help me make a start.
So impending birthdays, too much isolation, and too much hot and humid weather is enough to make anyone feel lethargic. Even me, the great cheer-er-upper.
What do you miss from life before Covid-19, before the stay at home orders? If I’m honest, what I miss most from that “before time” are the small things.
If it’s spring it must be time to harvest wild fiddleheads. I grew up with wild harvests. And Hubby and I carry on that tradition.
Have you had days during this social isolation thing when adulting was hard? When you wish that someone else would be the adult in the room?
I had a wobbly weekend, my friends. Felt a bit of isolation anxiety. But like those toys from the seventies, I wobbled, but I didn’t fall down.
What’s your “Isolation Diary” look like? Have you fallen into a rhythm. We have. And it’s a rhythm that I find very comforting.
We’ve been to a fictional afternoon tea party, today. We’ve shared good food and drink, great conversation, and lots of laughter. Just what we all needed.
There’s nothing like a little gentle reading to help us cope with all this pandemic stuff. Gentle reading and cheese scones. Works for me.
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