Another weird week. And it’ll be weird and scary and distant for a while to come. Last week I saw more people than ever on evening walks, which warmed my heart. Me and all my neighbors sang happy birthday to my little neighbor turning 7, from across our backyard fences while her mom held her birthday cake. My partner started working from home full-time for the foreseeable future, which is an adjustment. I donated blood with a group of friends to help stave off the anticipated shortage. I worked my already-remote software job – sometimes effectively, sometimes pretty uselessly.
I’m feeling lucky, worried, anxious, panicked, bored, isolated, distant, loved, helpless, overwhelmed, guilty, angry, hopeful, and