Rainy Day Writing

Writing, Reading, Inspirations and Aspirations

Tag Archives: COVID-19

Sheltering in Place: The Natural Order of Things

This got me thinking about how mothers respond to crisis. In most species, they quickly gather their brood under their wings, or in the center of the herd, or back into the den, and they wait out the threat, choosing fight over flight only when it is absolutely necessary.

Continue reading

If This is Not the Worst Day of Your Life Then Please Shut Up and Go Home

There are no milestones to mark the days. No deadlines to meet. No appointments to keep. Fridays = Shields and Brooks on the Newshour, as always. Fifteen minutes of news commentary that lulls me into believing that the United States is still a tolerant place. Costco opens it’s doors now from 8-9 am for senior …

Continue reading

The Spirit of Italy is Alive and Well

The people in Italy are serenading one another from open windows and balconies. I hope the dying can hear them. Dio Benedica L’Italia.      

Continue reading