How It Is

The water soothed me. Chest deep, it held me upright. It had been eleven days since I’d run for my life. After meeting me at the Kailua airport, my friend gave me the grand tour of her condo, tossed me the keys, and told me to call if I needed anything. Everyone in her family was sick with the Omega II variant, and she had permission to travel to California to care for them. Now that hospitals were barely functioning, caregiver travel variances were easy to come by. I had a legal excuse for traveling. For months my husband had … Continue reading How It Is