You do not have to turn on the red light, but you do have to stay inside. Recipe: Pantry Puttanesca

March 29th, 2020

Quarantine. Week two.

A government order to stay in for the common good is not bad when you have a roof over your head. That is what I thought as I watched the rain steadily fall. My thoughts soon spiraled into the global ramifications and the human and societal cost from COVID-19 and our measures to contain it. I thought about those who are ill, those in poverty, those who will be pushed into poverty, those with food insecurities, those who have lost their jobs, those living with depression or in isolation, those without homes, and those who are unsafe in their homes. Questions like this kept me awake for hours.

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