In disaster movies, survivors come out from hiding after the enemies are vanquished — tattered and blinking into the sun. They’re stunned and exhausted…and hopeful.

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As we emerge from a devastating pandemic, we find ourselves a bit tattered. A bit detached. A bit wounded.

Social observers say we need to brace for a frenzied return to normalcy, with promiscuity and wild living. Airlines report that passenger misbehavior is on the rise. And here, in our quiet…




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Tina L. Smith

Tina L. Smith

Writer, humorist, animal lover, lifelong language geek (er, I proofread for fun). I write on diverse topics that catch my fancy. Everything but haiku(tm). [she]

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