Lot’s of us are feeling lonesome

Lot’s of us are feeling lonesome

“Are you lonesome tonight? / Do you miss me tonight? / Are you sorry we drifted apart? / Does your memory stray to a brighter, sunny day?” -- Elvis Presley

Loneliness is such a sad affair, as the saying goes, and our politicians have succeeded in turning America into a lonely nation by decree. We are going on four months now of lock-ins, business shutdowns, and few if any, social gatherings. What this is doing to the nation’s psyche has been devastating.

Stephen Moore, a columnist for Townhall Inc. gives this account of how being shut-off from friends can affect you.

“A good friend of mine, Wayne, is 80 years old. He’s sociable, always upbeat, and a great storyteller. He likes nothing more than to have a whiskey sour and a long dinner with friends. He’s single and loves to visit the ladies -- especially the younger ones in their 60s and 70s!

 

 

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