Planning for Normal

I get my second dose of the vaccine today. I can see normal on the horizon … More Planning for Normal

The Pandemic Olympics

I recently watched the show Ginny and Georgia on Netflix. There was a scene that was talked about a lot where two characters play what one called the “Oppression Olympics” That phrase popped in my head when I read another piece by an author that mentioned how he had not been to a grocery store … More The Pandemic Olympics

Messaging is Important

I read a editorial in the Washington Post this morning from Dr. Leana Wen. where she laments the CDC being too timid in their guidelines for vaccinated people. She thinks that a timid version of guidelines for vaccinated people will encourage vaccine hesitancy. Why get the vaccine if they say you still shouldn’t travel, dine … More Messaging is Important

TV and the Pandemic

Broadcast network TV has returned. There has been a mix in the way shows have dealt with the pandemic. Some shows(Seal Team, several sitcoms) have decided to completely ignore the pandemic. Some shows(Prodigal Son, Blue Bloods, Magnum) have acknowledged that the pandemic happened but the action takes place post-pandemic. Last Man Standing started the first … More TV and the Pandemic