As our modern-day plague began to ripple through the USA, I wondered why community-minded health measures weren’t obvious to everyone? In “Pandemic World: How My Communal Past Helps Me Cope,” I explore how my fifteen years on a hippie commune help me get by today. Maybe it will help you too. I hope you enjoy and share! May all be safe. May all be well.
“In this global pandemic, news from the fronts changes moment by moment, and millions of people are plugged into a whole-world effort: a war to beat a microscopic enemy, ten times as deadly as the flu. With the estimated exponential growth rate, the speed of time seems to have elongated, and the cycle of one day seems like a year or million. Worldwide, the pandemic happened so quickly, yet I feel like I’m watching events unfold in slow motion.”
By Jan Mundo. Photo ©2020 Clifford Chappell and The Foundation