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Quarantine news

©Douglas M. MacIlroy

I had a visitor today! Wait, I’ll show you. I managed to take a photo”. She scrolled through her photo gallery on her phone, while her friend was patiently sipping his coffee on the other end of the line. He smiled at her through his screen as he saw her eyes light up with enthusiasm at the news.

It was their daily teleconference. Well, the morning one. Others would follow during the day.

It was the new quarantine routine. Some moan about it, while others do their best to show that distance doesn’t matter and it can’t keep us apart.

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11 thoughts on “Quarantine news

  1. a slower was of life. I’ll be kind of sad to see it go.

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  2. Getting used to a new way of working and noticing the world around us. A nice reminder of what we take for granted.

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  3. I guess I’m going to have to see how this Zoom thing works! Very apt story in these strange times.

    Susan A Eames at
    Travel, Fiction and Photos


  4. Zoom is still a little strange to me, but I think we’ll be on it a lot more in the future. Pertinent piece

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  5. I have become an expert on Zoom now, as has most of the world it seems!

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