Breaking the bad habits of 2020

I remember my first moments of 2020. I had slept badly and was up before our room had any sunlight to speak of. In the dark, I reached over to my nightstand and in fumbling for my glasses, pushed them over the edge. From the noise they made when they hit the floor, I knew I had broken my only means to read small print.

I thought, well, I hope that is not an omen telling me how 2020 is going to turn out.

When I retrieved the pieces from the floor, I found that the situation wasn’t as bad as it seemed. One lens had popped out and it didn’t look like…