Category Archives: Pandemics

Paper, ink, and stamps

I have just finished a round of actual correspondence and it made me a bit nostalgic. Even though I now print my own stamps! So I was interested to read this op-ed in today’s NY Times. And here’s the address … Continue reading

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Bits of brilliance

For your plague reading, which, as it turns out, did not stop with Defoe or Camus. (I once had occasion, in an earlier disaster, to write about the timelessness of Defoe’s work. You can read it here: McLellan washday in … Continue reading

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