Pandemic Reflections from a Grandparent: Fall 2021

The summer that was supposed to be different, but wasn’t, has passed. While the days are still warm, darkness descends earlier and nights are colder. And life, at least for me, is still far from normal. As I dread a return to more Zoom when it becomes too cold to visit outdoors, I am beginning to see how the changes brought about by the pandemic may be with me even after this thing is over.