Vaccine mandate becoming latest COVID ‘new normal’ for work or play
September 24, 2021
As the Delta variant of COVID-19 ravages the unvaccinated population, killing some and filling hospitals, public, private, and government entities have renewed masking mandates, and more are enacting vaccination mandates and requiring proof of testing to stamp out the virus from places of both work and play.
Skagit fair sates longing for fun and ‘normalcy’ in face of COVID-19
August 19, 2021
After a year’s hiatus, the Skagit County Fair resumed Aug. 11-14 with an increased attendance over past years — despite COVID-19 infections spiking in the county.
photo: Matt Benoit © 2020
Community Voices / Comic relief — laughter in the time of COVID
October 2, 2020
On the evening of March 5, I did a four-minute stand-up set at Bellingham’s Upfront Theatre