attitude of gratitude, covid-19, fall, holiday season, life with covid, pandemic, thanksgiving, world war ii
I feel like another “Dear blog, it’s not you, it’s me” post is in order, but I’ve never been one for long, drawn-out apologies, so here you go: I’m back, sorry for being gone so long, all good? Great. 😀
Okay. So first, I’m here to assure anyone who might be wondering that I’m still alive over here, albeit not very active on the blogging front. I’m hoping that will change. But like I’ve mentioned before, I am still writing in other areas and outlets. Just not here. (Sorry, my poor blog. Okay, no more apologizing.)
Anyway, secondly, today is one of my favorite holidays, and the start of maybe my favorite time of year (Christmas — it’s in the running with fall…but here in California with its mild/late winters, Christmas might as well be in the fall). But with the monumental changes to our world this year, it’s shaping up to be a much different holiday season than most of us alive have ever experienced.
But it’s got me thinking. I wonder, if we could talk to our grandparents and great-grandparents about their experiences during the war years, if they would say something to the effect of, You pipsqueaks, get it together. This is nothing.Continue reading