CBC radio folk seem intent on mining every ounce of grimness. Telling people that things are even more awful than they already know, when they’re in a situation where there's nothing they can do about anything, isn’t helpful. It’s demoralizing. Coming up next is a segment on how to hold funerals in the era of social distancing.
Maybe stop talking for a few months. Or tell stories. People love stories.
From my window I watched a woman in a blue mask stop to photograph a red tulip. She is my new hopeful image.