Well, another week and the situation has yet to improve.
It's daunting at times like these to stay positive, and I think that's partly why it's so important to reach out and connect with friends and loved ones.
I made a short video with some thoughts about what it means to be part of a community and connecting with one another:
It's tough times for everyone and my heart goes out to those more isolated than others. Please reach out and get in touch...we'll get through this.