For the past two weeks, I’ve felt sharp nerve pain thanks to a splinter in my right thumb. I’ve looked closely, hoping to see a tip so that I can use a pair of tweezers to pull the splinter out. Unfortunately, I’ve seen nothing.
I’m resigned to leaving the splinter wedged deep inside, letting my body hopefully one day absorb the foreign object into my bloodstream. For now, I’m treating the splinter as a reminder to never get too comfortable.
Samurai September was supposed to be a month of relaxation. I was going to purposefully write less and spend more time doing nothing when I was off childcare duty. However, after doing nothing productive for about one hour, a restlessness built inside that willed me to get busy again. Things have to change.
Here’s a recap of September 2020 so I don’t forget life during the pandemic when I’m older. To be frank, I’m most excited about doing these recaps for my family.