As social creatures we need to feel connected to each other and that we belong. Loneliness kills and isolation makes us sad and depressed. One of the devastating effects of the pandemic is the social isolation that many of us endured; not being able to hug our nearest and dearest is so painful and it seemed so endless a year ago.. So how did you cope? Were there “Covid Connections” that eased the pain? Many people bought puppies like us and ours brought us much love and joy in troubling times. Some people took up a new hobby. What helped you?