What a long, strange almost two months it has been since I last posted here…
The holidays were unique. Quiet, poignant, different, but beautiful. We enjoyed socially distant visits with family and friends, and made some new traditions.
Then we looked forward to the start of 2021. We thought that perhaps the darkness and sadness of 2020 would be left behind. Unfortunately, the events in D.C. on January 6th shook us to our cores, leaving us emotionally battered and fearful for the future, and COVID continues to ravage our people.
Thankfully, the rest of January had more calm and hope. Bernie memes made us laugh, and a new puppy joined the family. Love, laughter, and hope seem to prevail.
Now we wait for COVID vaccines. Getting opinionated here, I can not for the life of me understand why someone with ALS wouldn’t be at the top of the list for the vaccines after essential workers. But that is not the case in Vermont, so we will wait as patiently as we can, staying home and being as careful as we can be.
Spring is coming, and we can’t wait. Garden seeds have been ordered, and we are already sketching out the planting maps.
As we look forward to the rest of 2021, all we want is love, peace, hope, treatments for ALS, laughter, and time with loved ones. May you all have a 2021 filled with love and hope!