I originally created this art to honor the words my friend Lisa Bonchek Adams tweeted to her many followers every day. Her words are beautiful and true even if you don’t know Lisa’s story, but when she wrote them, she was dying of breast cancer… she knew what it meant to persevere in a way…

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I’m a broken record these days. My mantra? Practice social distancing, and when you can’t, wear a mask. Want to flatten the curve, save lives, protect the most vulnerable among us? Practice social distancing, and when you can’t, wear a mask. Want to show others that you care about what happens to them? Practice social…

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I want to say something about masks. While I bring my mask on every weekly hike, I’ve felt self-conscious every time I actually put it on. I do it, but I always worry that people I pass will think I’m overly cautious or ridiculous, especially because hiking happens outside and hikers are seemingly healthy. But…

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One of the hardest things about living through a pandemic is the uncertainty. When will the quarantines end? What will happen when they end? Will there be a second (third, fourth) wave of infections? Will my mom be okay? Or my friend in chemo, or my other friend with diabetes? What about my friends who…

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I made this board in January last year, just after Mary Oliver died, long before a pandemic turned the world upside down. I’ve created so many boards over the years, erased them, created something new in their place. This one, I couldn’t bring myself to erase. I still have it. It sits in my family…

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