Dionne Gray

An Ode to the Introvert

Rockpiling formations at the ocean
Balance in Stillness: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Photography by me.

I was recently surprised to learn that my daily routine of quietly puttering around my home has been defined by health officials as self-isolation or quarantine. To me, being able to stay indoors in the delightful presence of my own company has been a pastime I’ve enjoyed for many years.

But because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we introverts are having a MOMENT. No longer are we required to live in an extrovert’s world —…