Postcards from the Pandemic I

Updated: Mar 17, 2021

I don’t know where to even start. We are all in uncharted waters. And by “we all” I literally mean everyone on the planet. This is everyone’s first crack at a pandemic. While the seriousness of COVID-19 is very much real, we aren’t turning into flesh eating zombies. None of us were around in the early 20th century for the flu pandemic that claimed millions and, except for Keith Richards, none of us were around in the mid 1300’s for the Bubonic Plague. This is of historical proportions shutting down the global economy and bringing social interactions between human beings to a screeching halt. Although, I would contest that cell phones had us practicing “social distancing” long before the Coronavirus. The only difference now is that we are forced to interact with each other from a point of separation instead of proximity. It’s the peripherals, we can’t celebrate together or enjoy the simple things like going out to eat or getting a beer from our favorite haunts.