ON THE BACK BURNER

Nov. 2

OK, I think I have it. In the Sunday NYT, there is a headline”Beware  Election Stress disorder”. Part of the problem they are telling me is that we may not know the results for a while. A recipe for angst. The uncertainty, not knowing what to expect. I’ve got all that. Plus more. Unfortunately, the article tells me that Nov. 4 isn’t going to take the stress away and let me then just worry about the Covid virus. Then in another section, the Times headline is “Everything’s a Blur”. Man, how did they know. They are validating my lost sense of time. I use to have two calendars. One large one on my desk and a smaller one that I would then jive with the desk one. Then I learned to use my very smart phone and I would use that and not the small  purse one. Now, I don’t keep anything. I have a small notebook that I record my Zoom groups in and that is all.  I am so  not into calendars that for my daughters birthday, I made a sign and put it on the door so I would be able to wish her a happy day on the day. I have brain fog. My grandson came over and brought me a picnic lunch today. That reminded me that the last time I had lunch with anyone ,outside of my now circle ,is when I ate lunch in a restaurant in Jerusalem with my daughter . The next day, Israel was locked down. So now, when I remember historic occasions, Dec.7, JFK’s assassination, MLK’s assassination, Bobbie Kennedy’s assassination, the 2016 election, I’ll remember where I was having lunch when my world closed in on itself.

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Don't quite know how this got to me but it was on the top line of my computer (not in email) But I really enjoyed it. I truly admire you.

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Leona, do you have a date or a booked flight that you come back ?

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Everything sounds so wonderful Leona. Venice will seem boring . I would want to move to Portownsend where the kids are living. All sounds great . Is there?

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That lavender sounds very nice!

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