4/30/2020 – Forty-fourth Entry

Forty-fourth Entry   Thursday April 30, 2020 I try to honor the newly dead as I pass the mobile morgue in Greenwich Village. My honoring is diminutive, simply lowering my head and holding attention for a moment four or five nights each week. Tonight as I rode by,...

4/29/2020 – Forty-third Entry

Forty-third Entry     Wednesday April 29, 2020 Last night I walked home. A wonderful and refreshing stroll with the sidewalks all to myself. I wanted to experience nighttime activity on a west side avenue with traffic heading uptown. Each time the lights...

4/28/2020 – Forty-second Entry

Forty-second Entry     Tuesday April 28, 2020 I heard an Obama-era medical advisor say, “Normal will be Fall 2021.”Most of the news is about “reopening.” The Prez says, “Testing is not going to be a problem.” New York...

4/27/2020 – Forty-first Entry

Forty-first Entry     Monday April 27, 2020 The heat in my little home is on again—it’s nearly May. The chill has prolonged the spring blossoms and flowers, as it has in the recent years of warm winters. It is wonderful to have the exuberance and colors of...

4/26/2020 – Fortieth Entry

Fortieth Entry     Sunday April 26, 2020 The Hubble space telescope has been in orbit for 30 years. The average price of gas in the US is $1.93, nearly exactly what it was (adjusted for inflation) when the telescope launched. As usual, except for reporting...

4/25/2020 – Thirty-ninth Entry

Thirty-ninth Entry     Saturday April 25, 2020 “I hate being alone.” Words I heard on the radio—a woman speaking to her grandson. Was it that she missed him, or is her feeling about being alone a part of her nature? Are people born with such a...