Tag: masks

  • Praying to the Wizard God

    Praying to the Wizard God

    My friend's son is hospitalized. This boy who was in and out of my home as a teenager, laughing with my daughter, doing homework, making plans for the future, always, always intentional about his actions. He grew into a young man who married a fierce[..]
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  • The Politicization of Epidemics

    The Politicization of Epidemics

    My grandsons came for a visit. We have not seen them in six too long months. Not since Christmas. Not since the worldwide pandemic took over our lives. My daughter called before arriving: "Should we wear masks?" "Yes," I said without any hesitation whatsoever. Her[..]
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  • Let Us Remember

    Let Us Remember

    It's Memorial Day, but it is also my son-in-law Cristhian's birthday. Happy Birthday, Cris! I haven't seen Cris and Shelby and Nico in months. So Saturday, the first nice day we've had weather wise in a week or more, I decided I would drive over[..]
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  • The Banjo Player

    The Banjo Player

    He was standing next to a pick-up with New Jersey license plates with a banjo strapped around his neck and a face mask pushed up on his head. "Look for the people who wear face masks," someone suggested. "They will be the people who believe[..]
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