Tag Archives: shelter in place

The Wild Pigeons

Sunde White illustrates her essay about wildlife in the pandemic

During the pandemic shut down I have hardly seen any pigeons.  With all the restaurants and bars closed and everyone else sheltering in place there is no longer a free and easy food source where they can manically gather, gobbling up every crumb.  I don’t  see them fighting each other over every bean and grain […]

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The First Day

I knew the virus was coming for us.  It started in China in 2019 and by February 2020 it was in Europe.  Italy and Spain were completely in lockdown.  Public health officials kept warning that San Francisco was two weeks behind Italy.  In two weeks we would have more sick and dying than Italy if […]

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The Pandemic Reminds me of Logan’s Run

Sunde White illustrates her essay describing the movie, "Logan's Run" in regards to government suggesting it's okay for seniors to die for the economy

While I’ve been sheltering in place, I’ve been thinking a lot about the 1976 sexy sci-fi movie called Logan’s Run.  It’s a dystopian story that takes place in the year 2274 set in a protected, domed world that has a computer system for a government.   The domed world is a society of beautiful young people […]

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