December 31, 2020

Goodbye 2020!

What a Year It Was!

It was the year the Coronavirus 2019 changed everyones' lives. People stayed home more. Face masks and social distancing became normal. Many businesses failed but others thrived. I am thankful that we made it through the year.

Now there are vaccines which we hope will allow us to socialize again. But it will take months for everyone to get vaccinated, and by that time the first people to get it may find that it has worn off. It is too soon to say.

My older daughter still has not recovered completely from the virus. After five weeks, her fever has come down to almost normal and she sounds better, but she still has a sore throat and fatigue. 
I don't understand the sign about reindeer. Usually this animal hospital either posts a pun or a reminder to get care for your pet. I don't think people in Winchester have pet reindeer.

Next we go to the supermarket. This big measuring stick is posted but clearly it is not accurate. I am more than four feet high. Perhaps it was made in China, where they use the metric system and probably think our old-fashioned measuring system is a joke!

The stores still have some shortages, and toilet paper purchases are rationed. I am puzzled by the pricing at three items for a dollar when the limit is two items!

Hopefully things will make more sense in 2021.


  1. Hello, Linda

    I think we are all happy to see 2020 come to an end. I am so glad your daughter recovered from Covid. I wish you and your family all the best in 2021, a very happy and healthy New Year!

  2.'s hoping the 2021 will be a year of positive changes, take care Linda and stay healthy.

  3. Let's hope for a much better year. Have a happy and healthy 2021, Linda.

  4. Love the first photo! Also no clue about the sign. Must be an inside joke. Hope your daughter keeps on recovering! May you all stay healthy, happy and keep on taking interesting photos!

  5. Onward we go. Hope your daughter gets a full recovery soon. HNW 2021

  6. Strange sign for the price of toilet paper. Maybe its like those word puzzles in math class. Lets see now, if 3 people bought 2 packs each, could they get all 6 for 2 dollars?
    Happy New Year!

  7. Glad your daughter recovered from Covid. My daughter and I had it and recovered. Thanks for linking up and I also don't get the reindeer sign.


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