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My last shot

Contemplating how to commemorate what for me is the penultimate end of the pandemic — I’m all shot — I hadn’t come up with much. So here’s what happened at the Duane Reade where I was getting my second shot … Continue reading

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The pandemic: initial and penultimate commemorations

When the pandemic first became real and isolation was mandated, the question of “What should I do while I’m bound to my home?” arose. Many people announced cleaning regimens. Closets were parsed, kitchen shelves reorganized, like that. I am not … Continue reading

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Patience, patience, patience…

I don’t remember whether I was ever a patient person, but I like to think I wasn’t. Back in the days when I went out to work, whenever I saw a line at a bank or wherever I’d swirl away. … Continue reading

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