This year, it might be best to exit laughing | Chuck's World
Last updated 12/31/2020 at 9:41am
It feels absurd and a little silly to mark the end of a bad year, as if we’re getting ready to walk out of a lousy movie or head home early from a boring party.
Not that we’re going to the movies, or to parties. I just refuse to let this pandemic interfere with my metaphors.
I understand the shorthand. We’ve all been through the same misery, even as its repercussions vary widely.
I’m completely onboard, too. This is not going to be a calendar year I’ll be eager to file away in my nostalgia drawer, buffed into something resembling a regular year. It was awful and deserves to be r...