It's a New Day

August 2020

Vol. 48, No. 4

Musings from the Blind Birder: The Spring of Covid-19

Martha Steele

Black-capped Chickadee. Photograph by Nate Marchessaul.

We will remember 2020 as the year of Covid-19. I spent the spring of Covid-19 at my mother's house in northeastern Vermont helping her and keeping her company during the emergency phase of the pandemic. Her house sits on 120 acres of mixed hardwood and coniferous forest, with her nearest neighbor a half-mile away by road.

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