The COVID-19 pandemic illustrates how perception is often disguised as fact. We’re all experiencing the same exact virus, yet are quite divided on the so-called facts of the virus. Go out or stay home. Wear a mask or don’t wear a mask. Socialize with friends and family or don’t socialize. Eat in a restaurant or prepare meals at home.
All of us will come out of the COVID-19 pandemic with beaucoup stories of various and sundry subjects and equally varying quality. Some will be funny, some tragic, some inspirational and some profound. All stories are welcome – after all, variety is the stuff life is made of.
With the COVID-19 pandemic many people are still choosing to stay close to home even though states have opened up. I’m one of those people. This is not an easy decision for someone used to traveling more than 16 weeks a year.
Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mothers of the world. When I think of my own mothers (I’ve been blessed to have two) words cannot capture their meaning.
When it’s your first time, everything is exciting. Sure you’re nervous, but that’s a good thing, like the way you feel waiting in line for a roller coaster. Your knees are knocking and you’re thinking “I don’t know if I really want to do this.” Then you go on the ride and squeal, “Wheee! That was fun! Let’s do it again.”
I love all kinds of art and wasn’t quite sure what to expect of the “The Art of the Brick.” which recently closed at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The artist is an ex-attorney, Nathan Sawaya, who left a comfortable position at an NYC law firm to concentrate on something he was totally passionate about – creating art out of Lego® bricks.
Within the last couple of weeks the coronavirus has changed our world dramatically. Some of us are on mandatory lockdown and most of the rest of us have imposed voluntary lockdowns on ourselves.