Henri and the Three Puddles

Henri the hurricane was downgraded to a tropical storm. He still bombarded Brooklyn and connected areas with lots of rain. An example of this deluge was evident in Prospect Park last week where I bicycle. Some concave paths were covered with inches of water, interfering with easy passage. Runners could be seen moving to the…

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Playing Outside My Window

Photo by L E Marsanico Magical, ornamental pear trees grace my window view bringing joy and light to my heart. Their short-lived white blossoms look like clusters of candy. Oblivious of Covid’s challenge, these white puffs work magic on passersby, uplifting a mood for those who walk under their umbrella and wish to gaze. The…

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Reflections on Confinement

The time goes slowly. I’ve seen people wonder – what day is it? Yet time flows so quickly Moving through space as though on a super jet. How do we pass the days during the Covid confinement? We spend time reflecting Zoom-ing Phoning Eating Exercising Letting go of fear Sunlight produces longer days, yet the…

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Locked Out

I was locked out of property, or virtual space three times within a week or so. I couldn’t access my financial services account even when I changed the log-in information. After repeated attempts I called to speak with an agent who told me that my username was slightly different. The automatic reset process registered only…

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