Sunday, July 5, 2020
A New Reality
Last month, feeling the need to take a trip, any trip, anywhere, anyplace not at home, we made plans for a ROAD TRIP!!! Our destination was not ambitious: several Florida cities, beaches, museums, and a visit to the Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola.
We made reservations at Marriott Residence Inns because they are all-suite hotels with full kitchens in every unit. We know how to travel safely. We have misting disinfectant; Clorox wipes; sturdy masks & gloves; and a UV box and light wand to keep our stuff virus free. We know how to safely pump gas, social distance, and make contactless purchases. This was going to be a few weeks of fun!!!
We dusted off the luggage!!!
Memorial Day weekend brought a lot of people out to celebrate summer—especially on the Florida beaches; Elon Musk launched the first manned space mission in nearly a decade from The Kennedy Space Center; protests erupted in cities large and small all over the world; and Florida went into phase 2 of re-opening the economy. The positive Covid19 cases spiked.
Beaches closed; museums closed; new mandates were issued for restaurants and bars.
We cancelled the Road Trip.
It’s always something!!!