Pandemic Silence

The pandemic’s horrors are well known to most, but there have been some silver linings. The emptiness of the streets, fewer people driving, and general lack of activity gave us the gift of silence. How silent were many parts of our society? The silence was very noticeable — I would walk out every morning and … Continue reading Pandemic Silence


 Silence can be a challenge. The world is a discordant concert of pings, alerts and notifications, each representing validation and reassurance. Someone out there cares. Silence can be easily mistaken for ostracism. Silence is an indictment. From ESPN Magazine’s feature on (now) Oakland Athletics’ pitcher and phenom-flameout Scott Kazmir’s comeback from baseball wilderness. A great … Continue reading Silence