A new year is like the first blank page of a journal or a fresh layer of snow. There’s the possibility of starting something new – like picking up a paintbrush or cutting up some magazines and gluing them into a collage. Of course, because of the pandemic, we can’t take these classes in person.
During the coronavirus challenge, it’s important for populations at higher risk – older people especially those with underlying health issues – to practice ‘social distancing’ – but a scaled down social life doesn’t have to be a lonely one. Using the Internet can connect us with the people we care about and can bring us in
Last weekend, I decided we needed to have a family meeting to discuss Covid-19 with our 27- and 31-year old children. Since they live in two different cities, I used the simplest connective device: the telephone. (On either an Android or iPhone, you can connect multiple people, just by touching the + button on your