A physician friend recently said goodbye to his spouse and child for a few weeks while he goes to work in the ICU.
Jonathan doesn’t expect that we’ll have to isolate from each other, but it’s uncertain how things will go, where he’ll end up being needed. We’ll see.
Nellie goes back to work tomorrow, first a week in clinic, then a longer stint in the ICU. She and Mike discussed strategies for Fiona and each other if one of them gets exposed. Fiona is still strictly on breast milk. What are the options? How far should a couple go to avoid transmitting the virus to each other and to their baby? Separate beds? Move out?
Anna and Robert have refitted their basement TV space into an apartment for Robert’s brother and sister-in-law and their 4-year-old daughter, who left New York City to isolate in Michigan with support.
Tessa’s home piano-tuning income has disappeared, so she’s knitting hats to sell, her own original design with piano key trim. Order now!
What can you do? Sometimes, you just take a walk in the woods.
My 60th year in 60,000 words
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Robin Clifford Wood is a writer and writing teacher. She lives in central Maine with her husband and dogs, loves to be outdoors, and enjoys ever-expanding horizons through her grown children and their multi-species families.