Yes, we couldn’t go anywhere for the longest time. Yes, we still can’t go to crowded places. Yes, we can’t visit with people outside our households. We wear masks. We wash our hands constantly. We deal with pandemic life on the daily, and it’s not easy. Several silver linings appeared for me early on, however. One involves a re-awakening, a re-dedication, a re-igniting of a spark that I will do my best not only to keep lit but to make even larger.