I’ve been absent from this blog for quite some time… indeed there have been many “Changes in our Lives”.
The pandemic began on March 13th… nearly 6 months ago. The weeks crawled by and I found myself with COVID hair (AKA an over-grown haircut) and COVID size pants (No explanation needed) I needed a mani-pedi. I wanted to go out (anywhere!) And the wine rack was nearly empty.
At first I felt the need to express my views about the pandemic but after a while, what was left to say? I don’t like bemoaning my fate… so many have it a lot worse. And I noticed something else…
Creativity is the only thing that can save me. I painted more than I wrote and I cooked recipes I’d never tried before. I had fun.
In July, I needed to make a trip to take care of some business in Canada, which showed me that living “in times of Corona virus” is not much different, no matter where you go. Here I am… back in front of my laptop, and instead of writing much here, I did a piece for Yucatan Expat Life. Read it at this link https://yucatanexpatlife.com/should-snowbirds-travel-to-yucatan-this-winter/
I look forward to some easing of the precautions. But I hope we can keep our perspective and not surge again.
In Canada, I read this and I think it is an appropriate maxim for us all. wherever we are:
Be kind, be careful, be safe…