The parks and greenways in Roanoke are a little ways away from re-opening, but they’ve been going strong in Salme for a while now. I went over to Green Hill Park for a walk and some observing today and found pretty much what I expected to find: families celebrating Mother’s Day, getting close, but staying away from people outside their small groups. I wore a mask, but only saw one other person with a mask and he had it snugly around his neck, not his face.
I did unexpectedly run into a couple of old friends, Meg Hibbert and her daughter Meredith, but we couldn’t hug, which stressed me. Hugging is what I do. Damn virus.
Here’s some of what it looked like.