Tag Archives: Covid-19

Institutions | No Mercy / No Malice

By | March 13, 2021

I grew up on stories of the second world war. During the aerial bombardment of London known as the Blitz, my mother, aged seven, had to sleep in tube stations for protection. She was given a mask against poison gas. It was difficult to put on, and frightening to wear, so a thoughtful designer had… Read More »

Lisa Montgomery Is Executed After Supreme Court Clears Way – WSJ

By | January 13, 2021

According to a pool report from the Associated Press, “a female prison staffer standing over Montgomery’s shoulder leaned over, gently removed Montgomery’s face mask and asked her if she had any last words. ‘No,’ Montgomery responded in a quiet, muffled voice. She said nothing else.” Source: Lisa Montgomery Is Executed After Supreme Court Clears Way… Read More »

Homeshoring

By | December 29, 2020

Thanks to Covid-19, everyone who can be has been “homeshored.” The cost savings for companies “allowing” employees to work from home must be staggering. They’ve offloaded their spending on HVAC, power, water, internet bandwidth, office supplies, coffee, and toiletries to the employees. I expect homeshoring to continue, in large part, after Covid-19 is “over” (however… Read More »