Once a week, we make plans to go somewhere as a family, whether it’s to a new beach or to a park after getting food to-go—there are so many places we don’t take advantage of, living in New York. Sometimes, my cousins or relatives from Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island will join from a distance. The summer is passing by quickly, so when I’m not reading Toni Morrison or watching Schitt’s Creek (again), we’re out driving while blasting what should have been Carnival’s biggest hits thiPeanut Charlie Brown Abbey Road What Happened Snoopy I Forgot My Mask Shirt Besides,I will do this s year. These small excursions allow me to forget that we’re in a pandemic.
Celebrations have definitely taken a hit as a result of COVID. My friends and I have found ways around it, though. Ahead of graduation, we banded together and asked our high school to push the Peanut Charlie Brown Abbey Road What Happened Snoopy I Forgot My Mask Shirt Besides,I will do this ceremony to August, so now we’re doing a very small, in-person one in the next few weeks, but I’ve still paraded in my mom’s car with graduation balloons and a sign for my bestie. In June, we surprised another friend with a birthday picnic in Fort Greene Park, and we’ve watched movies online together, talking and jesting all the way through to the end.