Back to…whatever

In an ordinary year, we’d be rushing around getting ready to send the kids back to school. Remember ordinary years?

Me neither.

2020 is already going down in history as the Year That Would Not End. Because of the pandemic, we’re stuck at home, desperate to find ways to keep ourselves, our families, and our communities safe. When we venture out, we arm ourselves with hand sanitizer, masks, bleach wipes, and gloves. We venture out into a world that looks like a dystopian caricature of a world we used to know. Shops and restaurants are closed, or plastered with warning signs at the entrance. Deliverymen with face shields hurry by with their parcels of groceries and supplies. Essential businesses space us apart, s