This has been a week for remembering.
It was exactly one year ago this week that the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic hit most of us. Not unlike the memories of what we were doing the moment we learned about the 9/11 attacks, or for those of us a bit older the day JFK was shot in Dallas, this is the week that our reality crashed. Or, to put it another way, the week we realized that life as we knew it was over.
In the weeks leading up to mid- March last year, my wife and I had been busily planning my birthday party for March 14. READ MORE
David Klement - A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist with 45 years of editing and writing experience for major metro as well as small-city newspapers.