©Hannah A Keene 2020
Posted for One Word Sunday | Company
No people, traffic, or curbs filled with bumper to bumper parked cars. All necessary precautions to stop the spread of the COVID virus and save lives, but lonely. We will get through this, but it is hard.
No Matter How Odd
The Sixth Wish
The Fifth Wish
The Fourth Wish
The Third Wish
The Second Wish.
I started the “Wish” series yesterday, December 24. Today, December 25, I am setting several posts to publish. For those of you who celebrate one form or another of the winter holidays and are not able to be with friends or loved ones, I want to assure you that you are not alone. Here is the First Wish of the day.
The past week has been exhausting. In a mostly good way, but exhausting none the less. Observing Holy Week, celebrating Passover with my Jewish older daughter, her husband and my grandkids, and sadly, going through both holidays for the first time after my husband’s death. I still can’t get used to the singular pronoun of “my” grandkids for instance, rather than “our” grandkids. Each time I find myself erasing the word our and replacing it with the word my it is an additional reminder of loss.
I need to rest, and I have decided for the next week at least, to focus just on my photography rather than both my writing and my photography. I find both activities healing, but in trying to post five times a week, I find that I have time and energy for little else. I have loved getting immersed again in both and trying to re hone my skills in both. But the apartment needs to be cleaned, I rather desperately need to shop to replace my glacially slow 6 year old laptop, and above all, I need sleep. Massive amounts of it, actually. Perhaps as I put up a photo some words might occur to me, but I make no promises. So I hope you enjoy the process as I experiment more with my camera and start to retrain my eye.