Things I’ve Learned from Covid

For the past year, our lives have been changed by a plague. My own life went from not having anywhere to go (i.e. retired) to not being ABLE to go anywhere because everything was closed. Even running a simple errand became a dangerous mission best avoided if possible. Social events like festivals and fairs were cancelled. The vet took the dogs into the building one at a time to give them their shots while I stayed in the parking lot. The dog groomer came out to get the dog while I waited in the parking lot. Dentist appointments and eye exams were put off. Things I took for granted suddenly were things…

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Former English professor ponders life, love, and how to leap tall buildings in a single bound.

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Former English professor ponders life, love, and how to leap tall buildings in a single bound.

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