Thursday, December 2 2021 - 9:24 AM

Corona Diaries

COVID and My Job

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I spent several years in college as a volunteer working with at-risk youth and addiction programs. I grew up watching the havoc addiction wreaked on …

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Good in COVID

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COVID hit the world unexpectedly during my seventh month of working as a student journalist in Peru. When Peru airports closed to all traffic, the …

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Another Way to Entertain

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Rachel called the other day, saying something that I couldn’t quite understand. Rachel is an Indian friend, and sometimes I have difficulty understanding her accent …

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My Pandemic Renewal

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Forced into isolation and self-imposed quarantine, I returned to my childhood home in upstate New York. I’d finally escaped the city! The endless stream of cable …

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Goodbye Kathryn

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I was upset for days after she died of Covid. I shouldn’t have been. I never met her or heard her voice. I only knew …

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Take Heart

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I love this verse from Deuteronomy. “The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. …

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Happy Holidays

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I brought in the mail, a handful of letters looking for donations, some with free Christmas cards. Usually, the cards have pretty pictures with the …

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