The day was Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Kalmenson & Kalmenson had twenty classes, per week, being conducted by our seventeen teachers at three locations here in southern California. It was on this day we began contacting each of our current students—as well as all students who had paid in advance for an up and coming course of study—personally by telephone, in order to announce the temporary suspension of our current and future classes until further notice. We explained to each and everyone of them: “It would probably be about three months before we would most likely become able to return to business as normal, once again.”
It has been seventeen months subsequent to our fateful announcement. Since I had never been trained to abandon ship, the thought of learning a new craft wasn’t on the agenda!
Now, here’s the good news:
In short order, we’ll be sending out an announcement of how the Kalmenson & Kalmenson band of successful sailors are about to launch our newest vessel of education!
In mid-August, we’ll be bringing back our method, by popular demand —dah-ra-ra-rah-rarah!
To all to practice: we’re going global by way of Zoom. ALL OUR GOOD STUFF WILL ONCE AGAIN BE COMING YOUR WAY. Stay tuned.
Finally, at long last, what were our grandiose plans for the future are taking shape. We’re getting set to “zoom” back into the lives of all the wondrously patient folks who have stayed in touch with us for all these painful months. The lights are coming on all over the world.
Note: “When The Lights Go On Again All Over the World”, was a 1942 song referring to WWII coming to an end; with things returning to normal, like boys returning home, and, once again, things like wedding rings. I thought it is an appropriate comparison to the Covid-19 crises we have been riding with for close to a year and one half.
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