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3/13/2020 – First Entry

Deaths with no funerals.

#2 3_15_2020

3/15/2020 – Second Entry

Second Entry     March 15 and 16, 2020 (Sunday and Monday) Interesting to see a true crisis and to observe knowledge rise a bit, even if slowly. << Back to Covid Entries Next Entry >

3/17/2020 – Third Entry

Third Entry     March 17 and 18, 2020 (Tuesday and Wednesday) Just before midnight I stepped out onto West 21st Street. The scene and the clear air reminded me of the late 1970s when there was still a glimmer of manufacturing activity left on the block. The...

3/19/2020 – Fourth Entry

Fourth Entry   (click photo to enlarge note)   March 19 and 20, 2020 (Thursday and Friday) A note from friend and wise man from Wyoming: Checking in. Hopefully you've headed for the hills. Fire drill for the apocalypse. Hopefully some useful tips for what's...

3/21/2020 – Fifth Entry

Fifth Entry     March 21 and 22, 2020 (Saturday and Sunday) Today was the second morning in a row I heard crows fly by my inner city windows. I have long thought it would be good to speak or at least understand, "crow". Early yesterday morning I heard...

3/23/2020 – Sixth Entry

Sixth Entry     Monday March 23, 2020 Selected from in and outgoing email notes today: The president says “we are going to save American workers and save them quickly” He followed by saying he is working hard "to make this go away” Incredible Incredible On...

3/24/2020 – Seventh Entry

Seventh Entry     Tuesday March 24, 2020 As I headed downtown my attention was drawn to the paucity of human eye contact again. Not many people were out. The emptiness seemed to heighten everyone’s awareness of each other. There were several opportunities...

3/25/2020 – Eighth Entry

Eighth Entry     Wednesday March 25, 2020 In the early hours of the morning the senate passed a two trillion dollar relief bill. Yesterday the stock market went up two thousand points, the largest one day increase since 1933, as usual ahead of the news the...

3/26/2020 – Ninth Entry

Ninth Entry     Thursday March 26, 2020 More than 1,000 people have died in the US. The Labor Department announced that 3.2 million people filed for unemployment.All abortions including pill abortions have been banned in Texas. Somehow this relates to the...

3/27/2020 – Tenth Entry

Tenth Entry     Friday March 27, 2020 This morning I heard the phrase "uniquely ill-equipped" on the radio. From the NAACP who explained that this view is based on the fundamental inequalities of our culture. A Two Trillion dollar aid package to put...

The Covid Entries began in late March 2020 as a subset of Delayering, the ongoing project which started shortly after 9/11/2001. The Covid Entries (CE) are short essays with general observations, impressions, bits of news and a snapshot from that day. Occasionally there is a short audio ‘ramble’. The Entries cover the quietest weeks in New York City from late March till early May.