Maria Livesay is the owner of the eponymous salon which has been my hairdressing home for what seems like forever. She recently gave me a sense of what it was like to be catapulted into COVID-19 hell and to spend weeks and thousands of dollars to retrofit her business in time for re-opening on June 1.
If history is any guide, it will take two generations before the horrors of COVID-19 fade into the past.
In the space of a month, the workplace in our country has been altered forever. We have proven that Zoom and Webex meetings can obviate the need for conference rooms and intercity travel. could the daily commute be a thing of the past?
Confinement can feel claustrophobic, but if we put on our thinking caps we can find ways to stimulate our minds and bodies and at the same time to help others. You can enjoy the Opera remotely and you can go to church remotely, the options are endless.
Before the outbreak of COVID-19, there was an estimate that somewhere between 8 and 10 million of the nearly 160 million people employed in the U.S., were working from home. That figure pales in comparison to the tectonic overnight shift in the workplace. Perhaps as many as 50 million (or more even) Americans, over the last couple of weeks, have migrated from the office to some space in their home.
Baby Boomers and Millennials Have So Much in Common
A memory from the 1950s of the annual Christmas pageant.
“There’s a Place in The Sun and Before “Your” Life is Done……” Palm Island, The Grenadines, West Indies (With thanks to Stevie Wonder for a fabulous top ten hit in 1966)
Palm Island in the Grenadines is a tiny, hideaway resort that offers simple pleasures. A place to read, nap, get a massage, snorkel, and become restored. The perfect place for lovers.