My First Encounters with the Unmasked

I’ll need some time to adjust

Photo by Yaroslav Danylchenko from Pexels

This weekend I saw the faces of strangers in a store for the first time since spring 2020. It was jarring. I know it means progress, and I’m thankful for that. At the same time, I’m not ready for maskless life yet.

I have one more week to wait until two weeks have passed since my second dose of vaccine. When I reach that…