Two Weeks Inside: One Day at a Time and Appreciating Where You Are

It’s now been eighteen days since I last taught and thirteen days since six Bay Area counties, ours included, ordered shelter-in-place orders. Two weeks of N working in the office/guest room, while Rebelle Harmony stomps around the house looking for mischief and wondering when she can see her newly-adopted brother/friend, Bijan. Where would my mind be without our weekday 10:00 AM-12:45 PM meeting (not on Zoom, but in real life!) with Aaron and Bijan. Aaron is a teacher and father who lives up the street. Bijan is Aaron’s three-and-a-half…