Best/Worst of Times

[The USA hasn’t plateaued yet with new coronavirus infections or, sadly, COVID-19 deaths. We still lead the world in both, as the new USA tab on the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center website all too clearly depicts. I’m tired of leading the world in this...

Hitting Pause

[The USA just surpassed Italy and China with the most COVID-19 deaths in the world. Not the kind of “winning” the Current Occupant of the White House has in mind, I assume. Meanwhile, I’ll keep trying to find some Yucks in the Time of Corona. As always, thanks for...

Groundhog Day

[It’s bad and getting worse, we all know that now. News out of New Orleans this week that Ellis Marsalis, Jr., the piano player, teacher, and patriarch of an amazing family of jazz musicians that includes sons Wynton and Branford, was taken by COVID-19. I can’t...

Tales from the Edge

[I just read the Sunday Washington Post and was stunned by the horrible coronavirus news from northern Italy—where Kay-Kay and I lived for three years with our kids back in the ’90s. It’s heartbreaking. As I write this, we in America don’t know how things are going to...

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