A beautiful piece of pandemic art
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A beautiful piece of pandemic art

I have to admit, watching the first episode of HBO’s series Station Eleven was extremely difficult. Triggering almost, with exhausted healthcare professionals in ubiquitous blue masks, fighting against an insidious respiratory virus with a devastating mortality rate, as the population reacted with various levels of panic and denial. It felt insensitive that someone felt the…

Workplace mysteries

Workplace mysteries

I once had a job grading standardized tests. A few dozen employees and I sat at computers in a lab, clicking through packets, making sure each scanned test ticked off a certain set of parameters. There were many rudimentary drawings of falling eggs, as I recall. Per state regulations, I knew nothing about the students…