Dealing with the 'new normal'
April 22, 2020
I thought I’d have little trouble with this new normal. After all, I’ve been social distancing for decades.
I don’t like crowds. I quit going to bars years ago. I hate standing in lines.
I hunt a lot, but most days it’s just me and the dogs. I’d fish by myself more often too, if only my wife didn’t insist on going along.
Lately, however, I find myself getting lonely in my own skin.
Fortunately, I’m quarantined with my favorite person, and we both miss the same things: human contact, handshakes, and hugs, especially from our grandchildren.
In the meantime we keep in touch onlin...