Bring on summer

When did it first hit you that, wow, things are ‘sort of’ getting better?

Living through the whiplash of the past winter followed by the reopening of the spring, then the closing of spring, ask anyone you know and they’ll each have a different answer.

For some, it was the moment they got their vaccine. For others, it was attending their first post-lockdown outdoor family celebration. Perhaps it was even something as mundane as enjoying a walk outside without a mask or scheduling an overdue teeth cleaning.

Regardless, everywhere I look I see signs we are delicately emerging from a crisis. I can see a summer of blissful pseudo normalcy just around the bend. But for a while – to be honest, I felt we wouldn’t experience this for some time.

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