Hurray for Essential Workers

At 7 pm New Yorkers have been going to their windows and balconies to make noise and cheer all the essential workers, medical experts and personnel, grocers, delivery-people, etc, who make life under Covid bearable, possible, even. Most evenings I can’t see where all the noise is coming from (my wife and I joke that it’s applause for our cooking as we’re usually sitting down to dinner when it happens). From my rooftop eyrie a week and a half ago I got to see it from a whole new perspective.

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Love in the Time of Corona

Riverside Drive, New York

I actually tried getting their attention to okay my picture-taking but they were so engrossed in each other that they never noticed me.

All Quiet on the Western Front

Riverside Park, New York

Riverside Park’s as far West as you can go in NYC and much less packed a couple of weeks ago than Central Park (also people were much more likely to be wearing masks and making it clear that they were keeping their distance).