Doing The Covid Two-Step

19 Sep

For those of you who aren’t familiar, the two-step is a dance frequently performed at a country western bar in boots and cowboy hat. Back in the day, it’s where I met my Sweetie, twenty-seven years ago this week. No one would have put money on us, yet here we are.

Gay bars in the 90s.

These days, the only dance we’re doing is to avoid Covid infection while traveling in the U.S. One, two cha cha cha.

Pharmacy shelves are empty.

Rapid home tests are as elusive as the proverbial needle in a haystack. I believe folks have boxes at home next to stockpiled toilet paper. My daughter orders rapid tests online at 4am when supplies come in and sell out quickly.

Last week we got news that my former sister-in-law succumbed to conspiracy theories and vaccine avoidance. There are so many sad stories of needless death, it’s difficult to turn on the news. RIP Val.

Fingers crossed that we get to talk to the surgeon this week and schedule Lisa’s spinal fusion. It’s been another one of those dances, slow, slow, quick, quick.

At least I can share photos of our pups who are doing well at home in Bacalar under the care of our house sitters. Enjoy.

Luna enjoying a hot stone bath.
Stela harassing my MILs cat.

DOS TORTAS

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3 Responses to “Doing The Covid Two-Step”

  1. Jack Scott September 20, 2021 at 3:20 am #

    Sorry to hear your ex-sister-in-law has fallen for the conspiracy theories and paid the price.
    So sad 😦

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  2. Karen Hodgens September 20, 2021 at 11:06 am #

    So you’re still in the states? Is Lisa having surgery here? Hope all goes well.

    I couldn’t find a rapid test in Virginia. Rick was able to buy one from CVS in NC, which I took when I got here–just in case. Negative. Will use the other test a week after I get back to VA.

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    • afish25 September 21, 2021 at 2:04 am #

      Yes we’re here another week. returning for surgery.

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