“Mrfmf,” I said.
“What did you say?”asked Diane.
“Mrmrf!“ I said again, with a little more emphasis.
“Ah, your mask is muffling your voice,” Diane said. “You need to speak loudly and distinctly when you have it on.”
And so I did. “Did - you- notice - that - amazing - blossom -on- the -Memorial -Garden- Magnolia - Tree?” I said.
“Drdnf,” Diane replied.
I decided to take that as a “yes”, tugged at my face mask and went back to weeding. Life in the Covid 19 era.