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The Pandemic of 2020


After I posted my poem, I scrolled through my emails.  Usually when I hang out with some cousins, I’m mostly off grid.  Most of the time when I’m with people, having conversations with them keeps me off grid.  I find that having your phone out and on social media while you are having a conversation is rude, but don’t say anything to other people when I see this because sometimes on an off chance I’m rude.  Anyway.
My VP sent out a series of emails.  Our facility has been shut down for two weeks.  Managers will contact those who can work at home.  I actually avoided going out all weekend, except to buy groceries.  For exercise I went to the lake instead of the gym, it was rather cold.  Yep, coronavirus just got real, I’m mean it was real before but now it really has affected me.  Of course we will be paid for the weeks we aren’t there to work.  I’m really hoping to get to do some work at home.  Just because I want something to do that will drive my purpose.
I used to think I would get things done, like write a novel with a week of free time, but have found that my writing routine isn’t strong enough yet.  It’s getting there now, but only effective at getting 500 words a day.
Anyway.  I wait for a call or email about working at home.  I will continue this 350 words in the morning and 200 at night routine and go from there.
Be safe.

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