Ron’s rovings: March 21

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Saturday, 21 March, in the courtyard behind the Sun Inn.  I was walking and came upon these two women who were practicing social distance.  They told me that they regularly walked their children together before the call for social distancing.  They were getting together to share coffee and their recent experiences.  I liked the “No Parking” sign between them.

Ron’s rovings: March 16

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Yoshida 1Memorial Walk at Lehigh on Monday, 16 March.  The beloved or perhaps infamous sculpture by Seward Johnson was decorated with the expected mask and gloves.  What was unexpected was a copy of Camus’s Plague.  Note the date when I took the photo.  An article appeared in the New York Times, two or three days later, that discussed the Plague in the context of our current health crisis.  Bravo to the Lehigh students who thought about this idea before the Times article.  The sign that a good liberal arts education might have taken hold with some of our students.