I realize that it’s been almost three weeks since I’ve written anything. I’ve just not been in the mood. With everything going on around us, you would think writing would be a way to release some stress but, I haven’t been feeling very positive lately. The last thing I want is to rant or pour more negativity into the world.
Adjusting to office life
For one thing, I know that I’ve become an extremely paranoid person. My eyes are always on the lookout for people who come too close to me. Because it’s a bank, I still have to go in, albeit for reduced hours. I hate it. I don’t want to be yet another person adding to the count. I also have family members who are high risk and I hate risking them. But, we are deemed essential services so I have to go. I’m trying my level best to be on my guard and maintain social distancing but, I just wish we could all work from home.
A Book I’m Reading – Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
This is a long, long book. I’d read about 25% of it in one go and another 25% of it in a second go. This is my third round and I’m hoping to finish the entire book.
I know verdict on this book is divided. Some think it’s a classic and some think it’s utter rubbish. I don’t have an opinion yet but, I know I want to finish it, which means I’m quite enjoying it. I don’t have any clue as to where the story is going and I’m not particularly fond of any of the characters but, I still don’t want to stop reading it.
A Prayer for the World
I will end yet again with a prayer for the world. Sometimes, I look at twitter and the feeds are just so heart-wrenching. Reading about people not being able to say good-bye to their loved ones nor, being able to give them a proper burial, just feels awful. I can’t even imagine what they are going through. And then there are people who are suffering financially. Joblessness is increasing, stock markets are crashing, and the world is being crippled financially as well. We don’t just need a vaccine, we need a cure. It’s just sad news all around.