Looking Forward To…

Today’s Five Minute Friday prompt is “forward”. Let me share what I look forward to.

I look forward to seeing my husband tomorrow. The visiting rules for nursing homes were relaxed in prime minister Rutte’s latest speech on Tuesday. The new regulations wouldn’t take effect till next Monday, but my care facility decided to allow visitors from this Thursday, the day of Christ’s ascension and hence a bank holiday, on.

There are still strict guidelines. Visitors cannot touch clients or even be within five feet distance. We’re not allowed to travel in the car with our visitors or go to public places such as shops or snack vendors.

My husband was a little disappointed at the strict guidelines, and I wholeheartedly agree. Of course, I want to hug him too. After all, we haven’t seen each other in real life in over two months. Too bad we can’t at this point. However, it’s better than nothing.

I look forward to hopefully spending some good time with him. Hopefully, of course, the rules will be relaxed even more soon. That’s still unknown though. As far as I know, our care facility is already less strict than what Rutte said, as he said only one person per client can visit. Our facility allows two at a time. Not that I need that, as my parents or in-laws are a long way from visiting me, but oh well.

Wow, I actually finished writing this in five minutes flat. Thanks so much for reading.

15 thoughts on “Looking Forward To…

  1. Your posts move me so.

    This is just for you. I hope you like it.

    May the Good Lord bless and keep you,
    may He make your joy complete,
    may He show you all He said is true,
    and may your hope therefore be sweet.
    May God protect your tender heart
    from trial and hell’s fell circumstance,
    and may this Troubadour play His part,
    His invitation to the mighty dance
    that lifts your feet from the parquet,
    that whirls you on the gimlet air,
    that makes them all fall far away
    what weighs you down in furrowed care,
    and points out, twinkle in His eye
    your home with Him above the sky.

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