How to Pass Time

This pandemic has been insatiable. It gnawed at the spring, slowly at first, then picking up speed until it consumed the last portions of the school year, including the usual habits and rituals of transition and completion. It ate my daughter Q’s birthday back in late April, which had to be celebrated via a surprise Zoom party with her friends who each set their virtual backgrounds to a favorite pic of her and them together. It ate the meat of my son M’s…

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Roblin Meeks

Roblin Meeks

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Essayist, lapsed professional philosopher, associate dean of ice cream. Author of creative nonfiction about work, love, self and other stuff. Welcome, pals.