Our IRA is back on the verge of $13K when it had fallen to nearly $12K and our 401k is on the verge of $59K, which it has never reached before. The new total for retirement is $71,759.98, raising it by $600.21. It still has lost so much this year that that doesn't make up for it by a long shot, but at least it hasn't eaten the whole of the last deposit made. That changes net worth to $129,885.47 on the verge of $130,000. If all goes well for the month of March, maybe things will continue in this fashion and we might actually see a positive rate of return instead of this monkey business.
Washington state is officially lifting the indoor mask mandate on March 12th. The outdoor in large groups mandate lifted on the 18th. DH went to a restaurant for a work lunch meeting and no one, including the employees were wearing masks. I don't know if the grocery stores will jump the gun like that, but it is nice to know that I will soon be able to do the grocery shopping again. Masking messes with my asthma severely. Hopefully I will be well by March 12th!
Of course, I don't think for one minute that they won't try to pull the rug out from under that, but if it does happen, I will be so happy.