Archive for the 'Coronavirus Journal' Category

Nov 08 2020

Hour of Decision

Published by under Coronavirus Journal

This will be short. I just wanted to note here for posterity, with great relief, the election of Joe and Kamala.  Never has the blaring of horns cheered me so. Yesterday, over on the avenue a few houses down, waves of passing cars—big American ones with deep, loud voices and wee imports with mosquito-pitched ones—celebrated […]

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Nov 02 2020

Moment of Truth

Published by under Coronavirus Journal,Writing

Polling will begin in some places in just over twelve hours. Like millions of Americans, I’m terrified. For one thing, Trump is determined to declare an election winner by end of day tomorrow, before all the results are counted. If I got my wish it would be for a landslide for Biden, but even if […]

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Oct 26 2020

The Cold War

Published by under Coronavirus Journal,Family

Good news on my paint-speckled car. One of the men working on my neighbor’s house spent two full hours trying to scrub off the constellations of teeny dots. It’s not quite like before, but plenty good enough for me. Phew. During the presidential debate last week, there were times when Trump made me laugh out […]

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