Thinking Back

The virus doesn’t care how you want to be remembered. The virus is not a jury, it doesn’t deliberate. The virus is a judge. A hanging judge. The virus is inclusive. The virus doesn’t know essential from a waste of space. The virus is non-partisan It reaches across the aisle.   The virus doesn’t need […]

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“I keep thinking I can see the virus blooming on the horizon like a sunrise. I realize the world will continue to turn, even with no people on it. Maybe it will go a little faster.”  That’s from Carmen Maria Machado’s short story “Inventory,” which was written years pre-Covid 19, one of many “prophetic” observations

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Snippett Zone – Slow and Steady

n this time of concern and trepidation regarding the COVID-19 (CoronaVirius), pending recession along with the upcoming 2020 election, many of us feel like our lives are totally out of control from events and forces of which we have zero influence. While we are a part of the global community, we are also islands of individuals. While we are seemingly powerless as to the events and direction of our nation and the world, we do have the power to control what happens on our individual islands.

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