5/1/2020 – Forty-fifth Entry

Forty-fifth Entry   (click for next frame)   Friday May 1, 2020 At 8:30, I overheard my neighbor, a twenty-something Republican (an assumption, having never met or seen him) talking to his parents on the phone. I have heard him many mornings since the quiet...

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...

4/14/2020 – Twenty-eighth Entry

Twenty-eighth Entry     Tuesday April 14, 2020 Eye contact remains back at the old “normal” level – not too hard to achieve. News reports say that people who have had COVID-19 can get it again. China, like the US, is reporting that 1 in 3...

4/10/2020 – Twenty-fourth Entry

Twenty-fourth Entry   Late Rent, Apt. 5A   Friday April 10, 2020 Awake, I lay still, taking in the quiet, again. After a while I wonder if it has ever been this quiet here on the southern part of this island. It seems unlikely 50, 100, or even 150 years ago....

4/9/2020 – Twenty-third Entry

Twenty-third Entry    (click for detail)   Thursday April 9, 2020 The US government is debating adding trillions more relief dollars . Just a few weeks ago, the president suggested two billion dollars to combat Covid-19 hardships while the Democrats wanted...