Friday, March 27, 2020

Journal of a Lockdown No. 15

J Lockdown No. 15
Fresher air in Metro Manila.

My morning fiction reading: John Updike, “A Dying Cat, A Traded Car,” which was about a writer who visited his dying father and remembered their car. A beautiful portrait of a father’s love, and faith, and family.

I still think of Tatay and wish he were here. His presence was calming, like nothing could go wrong.

A friend's father died today. I message her to say how sorry I am. I probably know how it feels like.

Another friend's wife died today, too. So many deaths—since the lockdown, this has been our reality.

Tomorrow I'll go on 24-hour shift at PGH. I'm not sure if I can post something then.




Blogger Unknown said...

Praying for you, Lance, and all your colleagues out there.

Fri Mar 27, 10:29:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger Lance said...

Maraming salamat po!

Tue Mar 31, 09:00:00 AM GMT+8  

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