Backyard Selfie by bill_fe

Backyard Selfie

OK, this is a current image, shot today. You can't tell by this view, but it's been close to a year and a half since I got a haircut, I'm staying safe and mostly outdoors. My pony tail is lower than my shoulders at this point.
2020, what a shitshow in a dumpster fire! I was off of work for several months. When work resumed, I cut back my hours to minimize my possible exposure to the coronavirus.
I mostly stayed in my apartment. I still do my grocery shopping at six in the morning when Wegmans opens, to avoid crowds of people. I kept busy doing tie dying. I did long and short sleeve t-shirts, bandanas and organic cotton face masks.
I did a little bit of bike riding, and some walking to keep active.
I had to give most of that up, as the arthritis in my right knee got worse. That is going to change next Tuesday. I'm getting a brand new, shiny knee.
I volunteered for a covid vaccine study. I got my first shot in November, and the second in December. I don't know if I got the vaccine, or a placebo. After I've somewhat recovered from the knee surgery I plan on scheduling an appointment to get the vaccine, once it's scheduled I can get unmasked and find out if I've already been vaccinated.
very colorful selfie! You have had a lot going on this last year! Good luck with the new knee. i know several people who have had joint replacement and following the therapy guidelines is the best way to a quck recovery I have been told!
March 4th, 2021  
Have been wondering where you had gone to. Good to see you back. Good luck on the knee surgery.
March 4th, 2021  
Wow look at those fabulous & bold colours in your tie dye outfit. Thanks for providing an update, I was wondering how things were going for you. Good luck with the surgery and stay safe & healthy.
March 4th, 2021  
Quite a fun outfit you have on. We’ve all had to get through this last year as best we could. Glad you stayed productive and busy, like your tie dying efforts, very cool.
March 4th, 2021  
Love the bright tie dye colours! We all need a bit of brightness in our day, especially during these trying times. Good to hear that you've been keeping yourself busy - and safe! And best of luck for the knee op.
March 4th, 2021  
@grammyn Thanks, Katy. I am expecting a physical therapist to visit me at home a couple of times.
March 8th, 2021  
@rickster549 Thanks for the well wishes, Rick. I’m only back to keep my account from closing!
March 8th, 2021  
@novab Thanks, Nova. You stay safe & health too, please.
March 8th, 2021  
@louannwarren Thanks, Lou Ann
March 8th, 2021  
@kwiksilver Thanks so much Gillian.
March 8th, 2021  
Love your tie dye and update! Hope you are enjoying your new knee. Maybe another update is in order?
May 3rd, 2021  
@aecasey Thanks, April. I suspect you're right; I'll need to do another update.
May 4th, 2021  
Was strolling through my friend's list today and thought I'd stop by and say Hi. Hope all is well with you.
October 6th, 2021  
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