Tag: covid19

Fernweh On Earth Day

I woke up today with an ache in my chest. It’s a pain I’ve felt before, one I’ve come to know all too well. The German’s call it ‘fernweh’, and while there’s no English translation equivalence for it, it can be loosely defined as distant sickness. Unlike wanderlust, another German word literally translated as a

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A Glimpse Into NY Police During COVID-19

When COVID-19 first broke out no one in the United States thought much of it, since it began on the other side of the world. But for New Yorkers the world is a much smaller place when taking into account air traffic from JFK and Newark International Airports, both under 15 miles from Manhattan and

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My COVID-19 Journal

March 16 Day 1: The first official day of the COVID-19 lockdown looks like this: I’m in my house, sending emails, watching the news periodically, and wondering how many people it takes to clear a grocery store (which I have’t yet attempted going to). For me, currently on Long Island, it’s the first day all non-essential

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