Archive for June 22nd, 2020

by Sam Juliano

Though case numbers are still rising in Florida, California, Texas and other states -and now we have irresponsible, though happily poorly attended political rallies as part of the problem- things are getting better daily in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area.  I even ventured out to get my hair cut early this morning  on the very first day barbers are again allowed to exercise their craft.  The Fairview school district will actually be conducting the annual summer school program from July 1st to July 31st and Yours truly will again be involved though unlike other years the negotiation will be virtual instead of in person.

This was a very difficult week for extended family passings, though none were COVID-19 related.  But zero consolation of course.  Thanks to social media friends for their generous words.  This past week the titanic actor Ian Holm passed away at age 88.  One of the all-time greats.

Jim Clark published another banner essay in his continuing Ingmar Bergman series this past Wednesday on From the Life of the Marionettes. (more…)

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