Not at all …

Story shared by Nancy F of Tierrasanta

My husband died 3 years ago, so I understand “isolation”. 

This crisis has brought home how much I miss the actual contact of friends:  the clasp of hands, the hugs, pat on the shoulder.  Shopping is a challenge now, rather than a pleasure.  Eating inside a restaurant, sharing that time with family & friends, not now.  Volunteering at our local Library, Volunteering to visit someone house-bound has stopped.

Despite the restrictions, we can only be glad we live in San Diego where we can walk our neighborhood in the sun; Many more people are out garden, walk the dog, take children outside, feel “normal” for a bit.

Many more people are out and about…  surprisingly many withOUT their phones!

People taking time to say hello.  In our cul de sac, some offer to shop, if needed.  Despite the 6 foot apart rule, everyone seems more aware of others. Not at all

Not at all…has reinforced my appreciation of all we have to enjoy here.  Beaches, mountains, deserts we can visit, see, if not physically enjoy.  At almost 92 years I am taking each day with gratitude.


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