Sheer coincidence leads to a column relating to the coronavirus. I hope (a) it will be the last and (b) you are reading this in good health.
Hank Bruce is pictured in a photo provided by his wife, Nancy, with the caption “The New Normal?” The material for the mask came from a T-shirt belonging to a grandchild. Please note that the tree in the background features a fruit with our favorite color. Hank is still practicing as an architect, and he and Nancy have moved to their place in Sonoma. Maybe a tour of the vineyard is available, assuming you have a mask.
Bart Marsh has sent along the following (true source unknown): THE ECONOMY IS SO BAD THAT ... My neighbor was mailed a pre-declined credit card. CEOs are now playing miniature golf. Exxon-Mobil laid off 25 Congressmen. McDonald’s is selling a 1/4-ouncer. Parents in Beverly Hills have fired their nannies and learned their children’s names. A truckload of Americans was caught sneaking into Mexico. A picture is now worth only 200 words.
Bart and Ingrid are managing OK in the shutdown, but miss being able to visit their twin granddaughters in LA.