According to Wikipedia "May you live in interesting times" is an English expression that is claimed to be a traditional Chinese curse. While it sounds like a blessing, the expression is normally used ironically; life is better in "uninteresting times" of peace and tranquility than in "interesting" ones, which are usually times of trouble.
We definitely are living through "interesting times"; the key word being "living".
After our Premier demanded that we all "STAY THE BLAZES HOME!" we learned to stay put and venture out as little as possible.
When Covid-19 first impacted our lives, the ice was just going out on the lakes in Nova Scotia.
Now as we navigate the second wave, the leaves have turned colour and Winter looms.
In March the media spoke as if this might last a few weeks, or even a month or two. I wonder if we would have believed it if we were told back then that the Pandemic would be affecting us well into 2021?
We've always been pretty patient about lining up. Under Covid, we have learned to increase the distance between us in line to 6 ft (2 m.). while following directional arrows.
Many folk who'd never gardening suddenly turned up at garden centres in droves. Since they could not travel, many sought to turn their gardens into places of refuge. As you know, I've been a gardening nut for eons.