These days we need to find our happy place

This ‘Life In Quarantine’ column originally ran on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 in the Gaston Gazette.

Bojangles’ is apparently the comfort food that people need during a pandemic. It must be true — they really do serve ‘famous chicken n’ biscuits’. The proof is in the parking lot, where there’s always a line of cars wrapped around the restaurant.

Bojangles’ makes people happy. And most of all, they’re willing to wait for it.

We’ve all had to grow our patience muscles just a little more lately. Reduced capacity means increased wait times. We’ll wait longer for the things we love.