In a State of Siege: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Days 17 & 18

Dedicated to the people struck down by COVID-19. On Day 17 of self-isolation, for some reason I wake up thinking of William Golding’s novel The Lord of the Flies. It brilliantly explores the human struggle, which civilization covers up and denies. Morality, law, and culture versus anarchy, bloodlust, power, amorality, selfishness, violence. An eerie sense … More In a State of Siege: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Days 17 & 18

In a State of Siege: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Day 16

Hello again. It’s Day 16 officially, but I’ve actually been self-isolating for about three weeks now. I don’t need to remind you, I know, that things are not getting better outside my door. I wish I could. But I don’t have a Pollyanna personality. At least not right now. This past week did bring a … More In a State of Siege: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Day 16

In a State of Siege: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Days 1 & 2

These words probably will be of no interest to anyone but me. But if they are, that’s wonderful. With the appearance of this novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the world as I know it has turn upside down. Maybe even backwards. My freezer and refrigerator stand at the ready to feed me and mine for at least … More In a State of Siege: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Days 1 & 2