Winding our way around "health hysteria" restrictions - not too bad, although it limits public travel, like airplanes and overnight accommodations, and you can plan ahead on the accommodations.
Not buying from the corporations that hate you and force their politics in one's face ... Amazon, Gillette, Kellogg's, Target, WalMart, most supermarkets, or anything from China ... sometimes annoying, but you get much more familiar with local sources and creative buying, OR just save the money. Probably keep on with that plan post-hysteria.
Car technology will be a tough one. The "new" Subaru is 11 years old and 170,000 miles, so it's time to think about another car in the next year or so.
Fay still doesn't want to buy from a company that took the Government bailout some years back, so that lets out any Chrysler, Jeep, or General Motors car, leaves in Ford and the Japanese, Korean, and European cars.
And neither of us wants a car that has "snitch you out" tracking, built in GPS, the "texter protection" lane-holding or traffic-spacing radar, or has batteries that need replacing.
She does like comfy amenities like A/C, heated seats, decent cargo room, and where you don't have to "climb" up or down to get into it. I like decent (30+ MPg ["g" for our little gallons]) gas mileage.
I think it's unlikely that we'll find anything new in the next year or two that meets those requirements ... so we'll probably be searching the dark recesses of the privately-owned low-mileage 15-20 year old cars. Our 2002 Buick (pre-bailout) Park Avenue, that got totalled by a deer, meets all the requirements, and maybe there's an old lady somewhere that owns one, had the shop come get it and service it regularly, kept it in a climate-controlled garage, only put 1500 miles a year on it, and can't drive any more.
OR maybe a car company will smarten up and sell a basic car like Ford used to - the "Business Coupe" level, with no back seat, rubber floor mats, radio-delete, and no other options. Just a car, not a rolling entertainment and technology showcase ... !