Dutch Lock Down Day Sixteen

Alternative Title: ‘I Want To Go To School’

Seriously, that’s how we woke up this morning. With the oldest whining that he wants to go to school this morning.

That’s. Where. We. Are.

But first, the news:

There are little signs here and there that I’m cracking up. I started drinking coca-cola instead of sprite. I’m eating candy bars like they’re, well, candy. And when I wake up in the night, I can’t easily go back to sleep.

Cause #rumination

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A friend passed recently.

Not from COVID19.

But he passed quickly, suddenly, shockingly.

And I haven’t been dealing with that.

I stuffed it deep down and kept acting normal with work.

And .

Maybe now I can start dealing with that.

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And, in case it hasn’t been clear, I’m not doing well.

At all.

How’re you?





One response to “Dutch Lock Down Day Sixteen”

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