Artist's images, musings, and observations
about life in the time of corona

Artist's images, musings, and observations about life in the time of corona

Omicron Edition 2022

Walk-By 21

I used to take a lot of photos of people passing by the "$39.99 Walk-In" sign in the window of the message therapy practice near my house. The bold stark...

Going Dental in the Pandemic Age

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A couple of months ago, the idea of going to the dentist was inconceivable. A talk with Dr. Chang, a prosthodontist and faculty member at Harvard University’s School of Dental...

The New Gallery Norm

As we inch towards some vague semblance of normality, a number of art galleries in the Boston area are cautiously opening by appointment and with the standard safety measures in...

Summer in the City

The summer of 2020 will live in our collective memory for decades to come. A global pandemic becoming more deadly by the day, a country beginning its reckoning with centuries...

Who IS That Masked Woman?

No, she's not a mannequin. I saw her strolling down Mass Ave a few blocks from my house in North Cambridge. I was intrigued by the mystery and anonymity afforded...

Closed Until Further Notice

Horizontal color photograph of a worker with face mask preparing the meats in the window of a restaurant and takeout during the coronavirus pandemic in Chinatown. Boston, MA
As I venture out to explore what Boston looks like under the coronavirus pandemic, the city was locked-down pretty tight with a few exceptions. Most of the people I pass...

In the Time of Corona: The Gossamer Veil

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Two days after the first case of Covid-19 was diagnosed in Washington state on January 21, 2020, my husband of 25 years was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He passed away...

New Look for Waitstaff

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During a recent Mass Ave walk, I noticed that the highly-rated @chalawanboston was opened for outside dining. It's good to see proprietors doing whatever they can to make people feel comfortable...

New Futures Covidian Art

"Metrovolution, Winter" will be on display in Fort Point Arts Community's “New Futures" juried exhibit from July 19 - Sept 25, 2020. The exhibit asks Boston artists to envision a...

Stay Home and Be Safe

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This image is the genesis of The Pandemic Lens. After two months of not leaving my house, I ventured into Davis Square in Somerville, Massachusetts, one of my favorite places....