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

Flight

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The pandemic is decimating the airline industry. In addition to Americans having been banned from several countries because of our inadequate response to Covid-19, the airlines themselves have contributed to...

New Rules for the (Farmer’s) Marketplace

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The farmer's market in Davis Square, Somerville (@massfmkts) is a much beloved tradition in the area. Every Wednesday from spring through the fall, you can find great produce, some prepared...

Still Closed until Further Notice

Horizontal color photograph of people walking in the closed Prudential Shopping Center in Copley Square, Boston, MA.
No news is good news but lately we have had too much bad news in almost all economic, health, social and political sectors. Boston was hammered with patients being admitted...

Just One Word: Plastics

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We’re all getting used to paying for just about everything with plastic these days and transacting with people behind plexiglass “sneeze guards.” (I've used a total of $7 in cash...

Signs of the Times, Collages 1-3

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When the business lockdown started, I started taking pictures of signs on the inside of doors and windows of shops in the North Cambridge and Somerville, MA area. Some stores...

Walk-By 21

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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

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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

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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?

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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...