So I actually went out last night. It was a small celebratory Democrat cocktail party with some speakers. There were some good questions and some folks who clearly had their own agenda. I met a few nice new people which I think was good for my. I've had a hard time being around other people lately but I'm trying to take some baby steps towards getting my life back to normal.
By the way, I decided to finish the hat and send it off to Boy. After posting about it, I realized that the healthiest thing for me to do was something that would give me some sense of completion. I'll probably never know if he received it but alt least I know that it is one less piece of unfinished business.