Well... what did we learn?
It's been an educational year.
Well… did we learn anything?
It’s tough to pin down an exact date when the pandemic “started” for each of us as an individual. Perhaps it was the night of March 11th, when Tom Hanks announced he’d tested positive for coronavirus, and shortly thereafter a positive test from the Utah Jazz’s Rudy Gobert precipitated the suspension of the NBA season. Maybe it was a couple days later on Friday the 13th, the day when many schools opted to shut down for an “extended spring break” that in some cases still hasn’t ended. If you live in Washington State or outside the US, or if you’d traveled abroad to early hotspots like Italy or China, it might have been even earlier. For the vast majority of Americans, though, we’re more or less at the one-year anniversary of These Uncertain Times.
There’s a light at the end of the tunnel now, a feeling that even two months ago might’ve seemed unfathomable. Case numbers continue to drop, vaccinations continue to ramp up, and there’s hope that at some point in t…