We’re all dreaming of getting away again and forgetting the stresses of COVID-19. While trips to European Union countries are off the table for U.S. citizens now, there are other destinations reopening that Americans can visit—sparkling, sunny island destinations that surely will lift your spirits.
I find myself to be sad about all the terrible situations regarding the Covid virus that I hear about on TV or read in my hometown newspaper. I've even burst into tears after reading about someone I knew, but certainly wasn't close to. Do I have depression?
With the rainy season in San Miguel upon us my feet flew out from underneath me and my items flew everywhere on the sidewalk. One know-it-all woman picked up my newly purchased dental floss and returned it to me with a smug smile. So humiliating. It’s one thing to be a Fallen Woman in San Miguel it is another to be a Fallen Hombre.
Any tips as to how to preserve my dignity when this happens?
That dang coronavirus did not go away after 15 or even 30 days as they said it would. Now there is the 15-pound quarantine thing, where people staying at home gain 15 pounds. It looks like the virus is also responsible for an explosion of kittens and puppies.
One recent morning I was on a Zoom call with an old friend. She sat in her living room with part of the kitchen visible on the screen. At one point her husband came down for coffee—shirtless, with just his undies—unaware of being in full view. When I said “Morning!” he quickly ducked behind the counter as we all laughed.