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As an introvert, the coronavirus/COVID-19 lockdowns definitely bring a jumble of feelings. It's a blessing in a terrible disguise because I can stay home and I don't have to be around large groups of people. it's made problematic by the fact that New Mexico still does not have reliable internet service or phone service for its residents in many locations. Both of my day jobs have been shut down, and I'm scrambling to make income. And for that I need the internet. And, because everyone is online now, the internet at the place I have to commute to is even slower. It's taken me several hours to do work that should have only taken a couple of hours, at most. And I'm far from done with everything I have to do.
I'm even angrier at Comcast and the other internet service providers during this time. I'm not not trying to be angry (no, that's not a typo!) but I am trying to find the best ways to navigate the situation.
Here are some of the things I am doing to keep balanced during this time:
What ways have you found to cope with the coronavirus lockdowns?
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Willow Croft, Author
Willow Croft currently lives in the high desert but dreams of a wee cottage by the ocean. She is working on a full-length horror/suspense manuscript (for children). Willow also has had several short stories, articles, and essays published in journals, magazines, and in anthologies. For more information, visit the "Willow's Wordcraft" link. All original content (short stories, poetry, reviews, etc. is copyrighted by Willow Croft unless the content is copyrighted elsewhere.