Due to the coronavirus pandemic, I've been locking myself down until I think it's safe to go out again. To alleviate fear and stress, my writer's group has put together a daily “morning pages” get-together on Zoom in order to touch base before starting the day. Here's some of my brief thoughts.
Hear us roar!
I've been thinking about adopting a cat. Maybe it's because I'm looking to convert to full-time instead of working on a contract basis (which has worked out pretty nicely), but I think some stability can be good for long-term planning. And that long-term planning might include adopting a pet. It admittedly does get a bit lonely living by myself, and being under extended lockdown I am feeling the “COVID fatigue” and venturing out more and more, which ultimately will mean I'll get COVID if I don't stop. Best way to stop, might be to have somebody to care for (and somebody who might miss me or the food I'll give him/her if I get COVID to make me feel bad).
Some advice from a coworker? Anything that can be knocked down will be knocked down, keep some empty shelves for them to jump on, and buy a squirt bottle (not sure why). Should keep that in mind.