We are locked and loaded in Los Angeles. Thank god I still adore my husband.
There are many benefits to being out in LA during the winter months and the obvious one is the sunshine. We also have friends and family out here so our annual journey is one for spending time and reconnecting.
I feel the same when I get back to NYC. I can hardly wait to see and connect with friends. I keep up during the winter months but it is different when your feet are on the same island.
The silver lining in this pandemic is FaceTime. I am talking and seeing friends in NYC and also LA because we are in lockdown. I am on treads of texts with groups as well as individual friends.
In a world that has been running at such a high speed of angst, the silver lining is the brilliance of connecting with friends across the globe. It changes the game. I don’t feel as disconnected. I can hear their angst, their anxiety’s and frustrations of what is happening. I can talk about other things from what are you watching, reading, eating? I can see their faces and really see how they are fending. We can even have a cocktail together.
Through all of this, the silver lining is we are all in it together and it is forcing us to stay home and with that stay connected in a new way and perhaps more connected.