The Pandemic: One Year Later

When I realized we were coming up on the one year anniversary of the pandemic, I wanted to write a blog post about it, but I didn’t know what to say. There’s nothing to say that hasn’t already been said-that this has been the hardest year of our lives, that this is unprecedented, that we can only hope to get over this and move on with our lives. Then I thought maybe I shouldn’t write anything at all since there’s nothing new to say. But I wanted to mark this occasion. Although living through a pandemic for a year isn’t a happy moment in anyone’s life, it’s certainly an important one, and I like to work through things by writing. I want to be able to look back on this and remember not only the painful and difficult parts of the last year, but also the positive and happy moments.

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