OR The same normal with added anxiety…
Sigh. Oh, where to begin.
A lot has happened in two months. It’s been difficult for most people to find footing and just be able to think straight. Or even, in some case, to simply get by. Trying to think of something uselessly funny or odd in pop culture to write about in the hopes of maybe lightening your mood has been difficult to say the least. The struggle for tone- some level of acknowledgement what we’re all going though, and gently finding a way to chuckle at the anxiety bubbling underneath.
I’ve also been struggling to avoid anything approaching earnestly saccharine. Because let’s be honest here, my optimism level cap is ridiculously low in the best of times- it’s not going to work any miracles now.
Everything feels weird. Everything feels awkward. Oh look, another virus task force briefing. And then, one from every state. Delightful. And now back to Kelly Clarkson. Stay safe- fear everyone and everything!
It’s just not easy to pick up where I originally wanted to go with this thing. That seems more inconsequential and stupid than it usually is.
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