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How Are You Feeling These Days? Worn Down From Trying to Protect Yourself Against Coronavirus? Join the Club!

January 10th, 2022

By Anne L. Holmes, NABBW’s Boomer in Chief How are you feeling? We need to talk about the current coronavirus situation, as the numbers of infected people have been climbing since this past December. I haven’t discussed it much here earlier, because mask-wearing has been such a politically charged situation. But since the numbers here in the US just keep going up, I’m going to say I hope everyone in your family has been vaccinated, had their boosters — and is wearing masks when you’re out of the house. (Personally, I have also recently switched to wearing the... Read More

What’s A Grandmother to Say About the COVID-19 Pandemic?

May 8th, 2020

By Meryl Ain for the NABBW It’s a beautiful day in my neighborhood and a wonderful morning for a walk. It’s early so hardly anyone is out yet, enabling me to pull my mask low on my face breathing in the sweet fragrance of the season, noting that this is exactly what spring smelled like when I was a child. I stop to take photos of the gorgeous pink and yellow and orange tulips, which remind me of how my mother lovingly planted the bulbs in our backyard garden each year.  I spot a couple of robin redbreasts. I haven’t yet encountered a cardinal, but sure as it’s spring, I know I will. Ever... Read More