When the pandemic is over (because at some point, one way or another, it will be over, even though it may not feel that way, reeling as we are from the false ending we experienced this summer) we will have the benefit of 20/20 hindsight with which to analyze each decision and action taken during this terrible time.
However, we’ve been in this so long already, the equivalent of two-thirds of a three-act movie, and are at a point where there are lessons to glean from what we’ve been through, and mostly, from what didn’t work or didn’t matter. For example:
1. Washing your hands and singing Happy Birthday was pathetic. Remember when it seemed like hand sanitizer and vigorous hand scrubbing was going to save us? We were so naïve then. We had no inkling that the airborne virus didn’t rely on dirty hands. Hand washing without masks, social