Six months ago, I found myself reflecting on my first half-year of pandemic living. A spring and summer of near-total isolation, non-stop chaos, and unfathomable suffering had sapped any semblance of optimism that March 17, 2020 Matthew held onto, leaving in its wake a despondent September 17, 2020 Matthew. I was scared another six months […]
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Two versions of me emerged in 2020. What will 2021 Matthew look like?
It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times… As I write this, exactly six months have gone by since my first day of remote working. The March 17th version of myself thought surely he’d be back in the office by May; he didn’t even bother to bring home his desk mouse. […]