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 …Read More »
Another Way to Entertain
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 …Read More »
My Pandemic Renewal
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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. …Read More »
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 …Read More »
I’ve learned to smile with my eyes. I always thought I did that anyway, but never before with a Covid mask that pretty much leaves …Read More »
Our New Normal?
One thing everyone can say, without a shadow of a doubt, is that 2020 broke our normal way of life like most of us have …Read More »
COVID-19 and the Disabled
With all of the stay-at-home orders, and the multitudes of people infected with COVID-19, and some dying, those who are disabled must take extra precautions. …Read More »
Are Masks Necessary?
To mask, or not to mask. That is the question. Are they necessary? Truthfully, it’s not honestly a question. In most places it’s a local …Read More »