Tag Archives: coronavirus pandemic

Boy With Shovel: The Misfits (Let’s Abort Texas)

Boy With Shovel: The Misfits (Let’s Abort Texas)

Chad M. Christensen’s newest Boy With Shovel column, “The Misfits (Let’s Abort Texas),” is about the current state of affairs, shady politicians, and Texas.

Boy With Shovel: The Wasp (and the Avocado Jungle of Death)

Chad M. Christensen’s next Boy With Shovel column, “The Wasp (and the Avocado Jungle of Death),” is about a battle with an angry wasp and a B movie from the ’80s.

Pandemic Diaries: Rise Up Like an Animal!

In Linda Rand’s latest Pandemic Diaries entry “Rise Up Like an Animal!,” she ponders our attempt to return to routines during the COVID Delta variant outbreak. 

Pandemic Diaries: From the Perspective of an Inanimate Object

In “From the Perspective of an Inanimate Object,” Linda Rand shares a diary entry from a year ago, when COVID was fresh but established, imagining the perspective of a statue in her garden.

People Gave Up on Flu Pandemic Measures a Century Ago When They Tired of Them – And Paid a Price

Americans were tired of social distancing and mask-wearing. At the first hint the virus was receding, people pushed to get life back to normal. Unfortunately, another surge of the disease followed.

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