We are still in lockdown, the world eased up on community quarantine protocols, people are surviving, and the streets are getting loud again.
Being quarantined changed all that. Suddenly, we are served with a deep bowl of hours and a large collection of minute cutlery that’s left for us to figure out what to do.
We’ve all been trying to find ways to cope. As for me, I found cooking to be my utmost restoration.
I’ve been with the same person, happily, for over a decade. That’s to say I am very lucky to be with someone during a pandemic. This privileged position I’m in has often led me to think about those who are single and dating.
Across the globe, balconies have become a symbol of social spirit. Since shelter-in-place measures were mandated, many have taken to their balconies to ease the loneliness, express their gratitude, and find company from the safety of their homes.