May 27, 2021. I literally marked it on my calendar: “Fully vaccinated.”
To celebrate, I’m getting my hair cut. It’s grown quite long since I last trimmed it in September.
Then we’re inviting one person who’s not a family member over to our house for Memorial Day.
On June 5, I’m riding in my first organized group ride since 2019.
After that — who knows?
What an unfamiliar sense of possibility, of taking a deep breath after holding it for so long.