Bob and Toni have been talking about their retirement dream for a long time. They’d sold their furniture, found a buyer for their house, and begun their journey when the COVID-19 pandemic forced a change of plans.
If you were at home with Jen during this pandemic, chances are you’d be indulging in a spoonful (or more) of ice cream every now and again. Just enough to help you feel better than okay.
A dream come true. Well, not quite. Instead of spending a year traveling around Spain, this retired couple is now on lockdown.
Ever have an idea for a book you’d like to write? When it happened to Luanne Cameron, she grabbed hold of her idea and turned it into a reality. Her book The 110 Philosophy was published in January 2020. It’s all about the principles she uses to guide her through life, one that is now impacted by a global pandemic.
Supporting each other when you have to keep your distance isn’t always easy. But as this global pandemic rages on, people everywhere are coming up with creative ways to look after one another. As you’ll discover in this story by Fran and Marty, it’s even possible when you are separated by an ocean.
Are you an extrovert or introvert? Supposedly extroverts are having the hardest time dealing with being isolated. Not necessarily so. Here’s Jen Dimond’s story.
In the midst of all this uncertainty and angst, there are moments of joy. One such moment occurred this past weekend when Lee Hews’ first grandchild was born.
Grandparents everywhere are trying to meet the challenge of social distancing. Not easy when all you want to do is scoop them up in your arms and give them a hug. Here’s a little inspiration on how you can stay safe during the pandemic and still connect.
As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, including in Maine and the rest of the United States, the information we receive can sometimes be misleading and/or confusing. That’s why it’s important to get it from a trusted source. One of mine is Dr. Dora Anne Mills.
As they are in so many cities right now, the streets and sidewalks in San Francisco are nearly deserted. People living there have been under a stay-at-home order since March 16. My brother Patrick is one of them. He shares how he has been doing so far.