The Enigma and Metaphor of Face Masks

     Even as a child during Halloween “Trick or Treating,” I felt uncomfortable wearing a mask on my face. That was admittedly a long time ago.      Fast forward to the current coronavirus pandemic, when I and many others now wear this designated apparel regularly, especially when crowds are milling about or in stores or areas which […]

True Believers and Conspiracy Theories

    Pandemic or “Plandemic”: True Believers and Conspiracy Theories       A neighbor of mine is a respected professional whom I’ve known for over twenty years. We are not close friends, but we have pleasant conversations.      While on an isolated walk during the coronavirus pandemic and quarantine, I saw him in the distance and we […]