Haven Dawkins is an 18-year-old female who was born and raised in Northern Virginia, and still lives there today. Ms. Dawkins mostly spends her time working as a hostess at a restaurant in her city or in college where she is studying to become a teacher. Every weekend she tends to go out, and tries to maintain a normal social life in what she likes to call “Covid Times.” Haven is the youngest of 4 siblings, and was raised by her mother and father. Ms. Dawkins mainly writes fiction, so non-fiction is a new venture for her. This essay is Haven Dawkins first personal narrative essay.