March 2020: Pandemic begins? MANCC canceled. Everything canceled. Lockdown.
May 13, 2020: My grandma Marilyn dies.
May 25, 2020: George Floyd murdered by the Minneapolis police; weeks of protest, curfews, fires, white supremacist terror, National Guard, helicopters, tear gas, rubber bullets. Blocks and blocks of cars lined up to drop off groceries, donations, diapers, neighbors trading numbers. Getting tested, masks on my children, chunks of ash in our yard.
June 5, 2020: Mary Overlie passes away.
January 6, 2021: Storming of the United States Capitol.