Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Critical Equipment

Jennylyn found the package outside the lab. She brought it in, wondering what it was. Professor Blumquist was elated. “At last! The very thing I need to combat this pandemic,” said Blumquist. As the new lab assistant, Jennylyn still wasn’t … Continue reading

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Diverse Thinking in the Time of Coronavirus

In the time of Coronavirus, Americans are doing a great job…of frustrating the heck out of each other. Not only because we’re cooped up in the house with each other more than usual, but because we think and act so … Continue reading

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The Essential Problem

Like many across the city, Jeff had caught the Pigeon Virus. Quarantined, he sat on the roof of his apartment building with his also-infected neighbor, Bill. “This virus is a pain,” said Bill. “No kidding,” said Jeff. “Stuck at home.” … Continue reading

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Sheltering In Place

A young office worker, following the shelter-in-place order, chatted with remote friends. OW: I’ve binge-watched the entire Cheers and Friends series. What next? FRIEND1: Don’t know. Boredom is killing me! FRIEND2: Practicing my drums. Neighbor threatened to shoot me. OW: … Continue reading

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Interesting Times

The ancient Chinese curse goes like, “May you live in interesting times.” As Jim walked out of the little market, a Precious Bag of scarce, hard-to-find items in his hand, he couldn’t help but think about the curse. He lived … Continue reading

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