A Non-Exhaustive List of Things I Want to Do When the Pandemic Ends

  • Get a haircut
  • Tour small bookstores in northern California and take my time browsing
  • Hang around at a cafe
  • Roller skate with my friends
  • Spend a weekend in Lake Tahoe and stay in a cute hotel in a room with a fireplace
  • Lift weights at the gym
  • Hang out with my friends
  • Eat in a restaurant (maybe even with friends)
  • Do ballet class without wearing a mask
  • Browse the library in person
  • Go on a trip by train
  • Take a cooking class
  • Play roller derby
  • Get a massage
  • Decrease frequency of panic attacks
  • Eat the free samples at Costco
  • Visit my sister and pet her cat
  • Touch everything at the yarn store
  • Compete in weight lifting
  • Go to RollerCon
  • Take a trip to another country (Iceland? New Zealand? Spain?)
  • Go to protests
  • Learn to sword fight
  • Drink a Slurpee

I’ve decided to keep editing this post as I think of new things. So:

  • Get a tattoo
  • Meet with my cookbook club
three panel comic with a banner on the top that says "Listen to your Heart."
Panel 1: woman looks up at banner
Panel 2: Woman reaches to open a little door over her heart
Panel 3: Heart says "learn to swordfight"