My New Normal: A Socially Distant Sunrise and Masks at the Ready

Sunrise at St. Augustine Beach, Florida on May 22. Notice how the sun is keeping its social distance.

My new normal began with a drive to the beach at St. Augustine, FL. It is one of the closest beaches to where I live in Gainesville and I just couldn’t resist the idea of a socially distant sunrise.

As I left my home that day, as I do every day now, I make a final check before I go out the door. Keys? Check. Phone? Check. Wallet and ID? Check. Mask…