Social Distancing

A year ago, we wouldn’t have even recognised the concept.

You could be socially distant, sure. Deep in thought at a wedding reception instead of dancing to Disco 2000 with your family on the dance floor. You might feel awkward, walking into a room where you didn’t know another soul, but you would work to overcome your distance, to be social.

This deliberate act of keeping your physical distance for the social good, it’s still new to our psyches. We hope it won’t last too long, but for now we’re stuck with it.

So don’t think about rushing out on the salt flat and giving Vieves a hug. She won’t thank you for it. Don’t even sidle up and elbow bump. Just don’t go there.

Be social.

Be distant.

Wait it out.

We can do this.

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