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I am home! When I arrived late last night I looked up to a familiar sky. The Big Dipper was there and the constellations were all right where they should be, but everything else was different. The streets were empty. Buildings that should have been alight and alive with people were dark and empty. My brother and sister-in-love, who picked us up from Montreal, had to drive two cars so we could then drive my car home without contact. We could have no welcoming hugs. I am incredibly happy to be home but I also feel discombobulated – like I returned to an alternate universe. It’s unsettling.

While we were waiting for our flight in Fiji, right up until we boarded, I didn’t know if we would actually be leaving the island. And then when we were in LA, again, until we actually boarded, I felt uncertain. Who knows how all of this will end, or where it will go. The only thing I know is that I am happy to face the uncertain times ahead on Canadian soil. And I will be diligent with my self isolation.

As always, thank you for reading and sharing this ride with me. See you on the flip side. Be well and stay safe.

Arlene.

14 responses »

  1. Amen…sooo happy you are home now safe and sound…unfortunately in isolation but what beautiful land you have visited, and what beautiful land and home on the farm you have come home too. xo

  2. Welcome home my friend! So happy to know your home safe and sound.
    Let me know if you need anything….I can leave it on your step!
    Love you

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