Circles and Cycles and Coronavirus

Most of us geezers — even the writers or maybe especially the writers — manage to get blindsided by the human life cycle. We knew it in the abstract but never applied it to ourselves.

We crash face first when we suddenly need help to accomplish things we’ve done for ourselves since we were teenagers. The physical infirmities are easier for me to handle in emotional terms than the slowing of my mind…”Yes, Grampa, you told me that…a couple of times.”

This was on Saturday. The first pickup time they had was Thursday. That is going to have an impact on our menu, but I decided I better take it.

Previously Published on Medium