Hello, hostas: More moments from a pandemic spring at home

Last month, I wrote about grasses while spending all my days at home during the spring of the Covid-19 viral outbreak. Since then, between lawn mowing sessions and working from home, I awaited the return of my perrenial hosta plants from underground, which create a leafy landscape in the shady areas of my backyard. Now … Continue reading Hello, hostas: More moments from a pandemic spring at home

Gone viral: Reading about HIV during a coronavirus outbreak

It's hard to miss the headlines these days about the new coronavirus that's sweeping around the world. Along with respiratory symptoms, this new disease has been accompanied by uncertainty, fear, and even misinformation. Who will be infected, and how? Who will suffer, and potentially die? How widespread and severe will the virus be, and when … Continue reading Gone viral: Reading about HIV during a coronavirus outbreak