Category: COVID

Public Service Ads Through The Years. Keep Going Until The End.

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Disasters are Not New. Why Does This One Feel So Different?

In my seven decades, crises have come and gone…but this one feels different. Is it because we are older, and have grown no wiser?

If They Open It, Will You Come?

The lockdown is growing longer. We are tired of masks and disinfectants and waving through car windows. We are horrified by stories of massive unemployment, lines at food pantries (they used to call those lines breadlines,) and inadequate government response. We want it all to stop. We all want to get into Doc’s DeLorean, ride to the... Read more »

Paper Memories of the Week Before COVID-19

This weekend I opened my wallet to hand a $10 bill to Barb and discovered a few folded-up receipts–receipts I had jammed into the wallet as I left each of the last 3 restaurants we had dined in. Each brought back memories of the life that was just beginning to change. The oldest receipt, dated March... Read more »

G Rated Limericks for an X-Rated COVID-19 Time.

    These limericks are all pure. It is the topic that is unfortunately obscene!   Dr. Fauci and Pritzker suggesting That my lab should be doing some testing But we can’t get machines By any old means I’m just worn out from all my requesting! The virtual meetings are endless While on transportation we spend less... Read more »

President Trump Disinfects America

  Dear President Trump, My name is Mary Louise Venter and I want to thank you for being the President of the United States in this terrible time. I have loved you ever since the first year of The Apprentice and I said to my husband Edgar then and there that you should be President.... Read more »