Christmas and COVID increase demand for help.
The Other (not quite) Pandemic
Editor’s Note: In our ongoing efforts to better understand the Novel Coronavirus, Valley of the Moon magazine staff sat down with a virus representative during a visit to an undisclosed Bay Area research laboratory with an electron scanning microscope and a 600-watt stereo amplifier. The conversation was complicated by technical challenges and interspecies language obstacles, but what follows is a faithful representation of what was said.
Since the coronavirus is too small to see without an electron microscope, our understanding of what it is and does is defined mostly by sets of constantly changing numbers. The data below was current as of Thursday, June 25, at which point five Sonoma County residents had died from the virus, with one death confirmed in Sonoma Valley.
Lisa Kristine is a world-famous photographer who has documented indigenous cultures in more than 100 countries and who uses her images and her voice to promote the end of human slavery. She has a gallery of her work on the Sonoma Plaza.
The calculus of almost everything safe and familiar has changed, not because of bombs, bullets,…
It will be a long time before the rest of the world can imagine America being great again.
I am sure many people are growing tired of this pandemic, tired of the isolation. From wearing masks to facing shortages, from working at home to missing major events, many of us are asking a very simple question, “When will all this end?”
I have been reading and thinking a lot about the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is changing our lives. I thought it might be helpful to share some of the knowledge I have learned.