Archive for March 2020

Spring and All That Is

Spring and All That Is
Saturday, March 21— Spring again, just past the vernal equinox. The sky is soft and gray. Crocuses are blooming.  The pussy willows are opening, the same color as the sky. This morning, I went to get milk at the Walgreens at Roosevelt and Ridgeland in south Oak Park. There was a big delivery truck full of... Read more »

Every time we wash our hands

Every time we wash our hands
There is  a new kind of March Madness. These are pandemic and uncertain times.  We are washing our hands obsessively now, and I’m trying not to touch my face. The subways have never been so clean. But amid empty stadiums, school closings, events cancelled or postponed, the madness of toilet paper hoarding, and no peanut butter or... Read more »