2020, that is. Thankfully, the year, with all its headaches, will be history in just a few more days. In all my years, I remember nothing to compare it to. The Kennedy assassination, the civil rights and vietnam war demonstrations, the gasoline shortage, 9-11; nothing compares to what our Country has experienced in 2020.
It was a year full of promise as far as travels were concerned. There were trips after trips planned from January till October. A herniated disc put the Arizona trip of January and February in the can. We did attend a small gathering in Alabama the third week of March. Life was getting better. Word was of some virus from China making its appearance in the USA.
Just a few weeks later the Country is in lock-down. Shortages of basic items, and threats of more. Reservations cancelled as I prepared a garden. At least we'll have something to eat.
We ran away from home the month of August, and once again in October. Social distancing was actually easier on the road than at home. Since October, we've been close to home, visiting only with family and our close neighbor.
Now that 2021 is just a few days away, we are planning to start it off on the right track. I received word there aren't many folks hanging out in the Southwest this Winter. Social distancing shouldn't be a problem.
As the sun sets on 2020, may the year 2021 be the light at the end of the tunnel for everyone.