Adieu to the bad juju of 2020

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After surviving 2020, I dread to speculate what this year may bring. If you listen to some forecasters, 2021 may turn out to be 2020’s ugly sister.  I hope not. This COVID year brought one misfortune after another: shutdowns, layoffs, record downpours, Hurricane Zeta—even a rare Carolina earthquake.  Bad juju run amok. Last spring, when face masks were becoming a …

On becoming a maskmatician

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I got on the mask-making bandwagon about two weeks ago. Thirty-six masks later, I realize that I will never catch up with my son’s mother-in-law who has made 300 in Florida. But if more people made masks—even a few–there wouldn’t be such a shortage, especially now that the CDC recommends that all of us wear cloth face coverings in public. …