I started this blog 9 weeks ago. I kind of hate saying that, because I started on the first day of lockdown in SF, and 9 weeks seems an unimaginably long time for life to have been put on hold. Yet here we are.
And now I find myself with 14 more posts until the purported end of the lockdown…although it remains to be seen if it’s extended, and frankly I’m not holding my breath! But I do know that I’ll stop the daily blogging, and that’s both a relief and an unknown, as daily writing has been as much of my lockdown experience as has endless hand washing and boarded up storefronts.
Since the beginning, I’ve ended my posts by posing questions, and I did so not so much because I wanted a response, but more to give you, the reader, a jumping-off point for you own thoughts, and to show you what question I may have posed to myself when beginning to write.
So now, for these last two weeks, I want to turn the tables, and leave the questioning to you, so that your queries will serve as the basis of my posts So, friends, tell me, what kinds of thoughts have you been pondering, and what kind of questions have you been asking yourselves?
My task today: to not worry that 1) people will ask me really challenging questions or 2) no-one will ask questions! No, but seriously, I have a hard-wired fear of rejection and failure, and I’ve learned that the best way to combat that is to do things that make me uncomfortable…like leaving blog topics up to someone else. But, well, here goes (done!)