Monday, August 3, 2020
AS I AND EVERYONE ELSE PREDICTED
No sooner were the schools opened then cases of Covid popped up and were given a great deal of attention in the media. I confess I did not anticipate how much trouble baseball would have getting started. And now we will begin to hear the stories of evictions and foreclosures as the virus spreads across the country even into rural counties. This is simply terrible and it is going to get worse, much worse. Even if a usable vaccine is in fact developed by early in the new year, it will be six months or more after that before it is widely available and used. I continue my obsessive routine of cleansing everything that comes into our apartment, leaving the apartment each day only for my early morning walk, a check of the mail, and a trip to the end of the hall to put a bag of garbage in the garbage chute. My wife and I are among the lucky ones. We have more than enough money, live in a retirement community that labor is continuously to keep the virus out, and there are few if any trips that we must make outside our little world.