So, it wasn’t enough to just have a Pandemic?
On top of that, we have vaccines that we can’t make fast enough or actually get into the arms of our
brothers in arms battling the Coronavirus, each in their own unique way.
And then the waters flow from the sky like snowflakes, which are unique, a one-of-a-kind shape that was
infinite in scope. That’s hard for me to truly fathom. SHAPE that is unique – a one-of-a-kind eternal
design that the fashionistas of the day proclaimed as sublime. The most memorable for me were names
that had a whiff of Paris to them like Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, Balmain, Louboutin, Pierre Cardin,
Yves Saint Laurent, Roger Vivier, Thierry Mugler, Dior, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Hermès, Lanvin, Chloé,
Rochas, and Céline.
But those classy snowflakes have turned into the fodder blasted from the canons of the day that made the
roads a mess – brought fever pitch cold that literally froze people to death when their power grid let them
down – as did their political heroes in power, asking them to live during a blizzard without heat which
eventually leads to a valley of tears as pipes explode as easily as ice cubes clink when hitting the glass
about to receive a splash of whiskey.
It was adjudged by all that it was MR. COLD that destroyed water and gas pipes, during the friggin’
pandemic. Of all the times to get saddled with a water problem, why did this have to be part of the
And yet, we the Americans of 2021 have come together for each other as we always have in times of crisis,
which sometimes we all forget.
The stories are amazing…like black churches and their parishioners bringing food and drink to people they
know supported someone who they perceived as racist. IT DIDN’T MATTER!
When it’s all said and done, all that matters is that we are there for each other no matter what anyone
That GO DO GOOD attitude used to be NORMAL not that long ago.
William Natale is the author of the children’s book, Woolly Wurm; “1968 – A Story As Relevant Today As It Was Then” (based on a true story about two white teens who wind up working in an all-black factory immediately following the assassination of Dr. MLK; and The Resurrection of Boraichee (a story described quirky and clever with a bit of reincarnation as a DOG serves as the narrator about a family suffering from the opioid epidemic). All but the children’s book can be found on Amazon/KINDLE.