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  • Motivation Monday: Socially Distanced Visits

    Posted by kevin-schaefer on July 20, 2020 at 7:00 am

    Hey everyone! Hope you all had a relaxing weekend.

    Like many people, I’m definitely feeling more drained and anxious lately. Being an extrovert, I’m having a hard time with extended hibernation. Some days are better than others, but it’s still a struggle.

    However, one thing that has helped me is having a couple close friends over for socially distanced visits. Yesterday, I had a couple friends over to watch a movie. We wore masks and stayed a few feet apart from each other, but it was nice to have some in-person interaction. Since we’re still going to be hunkered down for a while, we have to be creative when it comes to socializing.

    What about you all? Have you been able to do any socially distanced visits lately?

    kevin-schaefer replied 3 years, 9 months ago 3 Members · 4 Replies
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  • alyssa-silva

    July 20, 2020 at 9:35 am

    Same here Kevin. We’re currently not letting anyone in the house (although I think we’re changing that soon for my PCAs to come back), so I’ve been having lots of backyard hangs. My parents and I really dressed up our patio this year to make it more inviting since we knew we would be spending more time out there. It’s really nice now. Have you ever considered renting a projector and doing an outdoor movie night? I know you’re a movie buff so I thought I’d ask! I’m gonna look into it.

  • patrick-lenihan

    July 20, 2020 at 7:51 pm

    I do have friends come over to the yard for social distancing visits. We only have a couple of people over at a time and masks are worn when we are less than 10 feet apart. Chairs are set 10 feet apart for those who don’t live in the same household. Pacific Northwest summers are amazing so even if there was no pandemic, we would be entertaining outside.

  • kevin-schaefer

    July 21, 2020 at 4:03 pm

    Great idea Alyssa! Yeah I’ve seen places doing drive-in theaters too, which is pretty cool.

  • kevin-schaefer

    July 21, 2020 at 4:05 pm

    That’s great Patrick! Yeah, it’ll be the way we do things for a while. We have a nice yard space as well.

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