In June 2020, my 76-year-old mother and I broke quarantine and took a road trip to Yellowstone National Park from Spokane, WA.
That cancerous fucking cloud stopped no one from living their lives… He would be crouched on the balls of his feet on the sidewalk, pollution filtering mask hanging from one ear, and smoking a cigarette.
Near Covent Garden, the sidewalk grew thick with cheerful people. Angels and whimsical ocean scenes in twinkling lights arched over the streets. Store windows were decked out in holiday décor.