The Normal and the Crazy: America in 2023 (A Haiku)

Oh, land divided Between the “crazy” and “sane”! Do not choose “crazy.”

“These Times Try Men Souls…” Life in the COVID-19 Era

How will history remember how the United States and its government responded to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the first half of the year 2020? Will we – and the Administration of one Donald John Trump – be remembered as the Americans who faced a serious crisis with unity, determination, and courage? Or will we be consigned to the ash heap of history