Tag Archives: social distancing

The Great Unwashed

“You will never believe what happened to me yesterday!” Aaron announced pretty much the moment they sat down on their bench that overlooked the Penobscot River. “Do tell!” Holly insisted since she was always up for story time. “Yesterday was … Continue reading

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Diary of an Unused COVID Face Mask

Dear Diary, I don’t understand people. Why am I sitting here in this box when I should be out there on someone’s face?  They realize there is a pandemic going on, right? Not only am I simple to use, but … Continue reading

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No Masking His Frustration

Holly checked out Aaron in her peripheral vision as she sipped her coffee.  He was acting stranger than usual, and she was simply working up the strength to address it. She really didn’t want to ruin a perfectly gorgeous Summer … Continue reading

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Running A Slight Baby Fever

“Do you want to have kids?” Holly asked nonchalantly from her end of the bench. Aaron, who was sitting on the other end of the same bench, spit out the Snapple that he had just sipped from the bottle. Luckily … Continue reading

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Who Was That Unmasked Man?

Last night, for the first time in fifteen months, I stepped into my local grocery store without a mask, Modern Philosophers! It’s amazing how wildly the pendulum can swing.  Grocery shopping went from being an annoying weekly chore to a … Continue reading

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Stop The Rockets’ Red Glare

“I thought about you last night,” Holly informed him before taking a sip of her coffee to hide her devious smile. She knew such a comment would irk Aaron, but since he was being a little too quiet for her … Continue reading

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Try To See It My Way

It was a beautiful morning in Maine, and perfect weather for an outing along the river walk.  It was 70 degrees, there wasn’t a cloud in the sky, and sun was shining brightly. Holly loved this time of year.  As … Continue reading

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The Ghosts Inside My Brain

Aaron and Holly sat side by side on a bench that looked out onto the river and across to the city where Stephen King lived. It was a gorgeous, sunny morning, and because of the CDC’s recent announcement, neither of … Continue reading

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The Post-Pandemic Dating Game

It was a beautiful Spring morning in Maine. Aaron and Holly sat on the same bench, mere inches apart, and stared out at the river.  It was an amazing shade of blue today, and really warranted their full attention. Neither … Continue reading

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Show Me That Handsome Face

It was a gorgeous Sunday for a walk along the Penobscot River.  The sun was shining, the ducks had returned, and people were out in full force along the path. Aaron sat on his usual bench.  Holly, however, did not … Continue reading

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