Verschlimmbesserung

2020 is a disaster. We entered into this new decade optimistic and excited, talking about the "Roaring Twenties" of yester-century — and now, after just eight months, we're only one horseman short of the Apocalypse. (For those keeping score at home, so far we have Pestilence, Death, and Famine; I don't even want to think …

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This is the first post I started to write without a word in mind. It had to be about the coronavirus and COVID-19, of course — the situation is so overwhelmingly pervasive that this post started writing itself in my mind without even waiting for a word to come along. So I went ahead and …

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