Day 42

Day 42 – Total confirmed cases in US: 939,249 There is something ominous about monotony, like waiting for something new and different to come is mixed with fear that the new thing is going to be even worse than the old one. They say that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing overContinue reading “Day 42”

Day 39

Day 39 – Total confirmed cases in US: 842,624 If familiarity breeds contempt, what is it that social distancing breeds? If you are like me, it breeds a yearning to close that distance. I hadn’t realized until recently how much I enjoy people-watching. I have spent many long hours in Grand Central Station, at YankeeContinue reading “Day 39”

Day 38

Day 38 – Total confirmed cases in US: 825,306 Today is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. In 1970, people all around the country protested against the environmental degradation caused by industries that polluted our air and water without fear of penalty. As Walter Cronkite said at the time, the protesters were “predominantly young, predominantlyContinue reading “Day 38”