2022 and Our Relationship with the Unknown and Unknowable

Outside, it’s sub-zero and sunny as I start this. A New Year’s Day snowfall has left my little town looking more like it should at this time of year. The ice is frozen on the sidewalks and roads: that’s been a rare occurrence during the green Christmas just passed.

Once again, my home and area finds itself closing up, not quite locking down, in response to a spike…