[LMB] ListBiz: How is everyone doing?
kathleen.morrison at gmail.com
Mon Jun 7 20:58:42 BST 2021
Here in in NYC, I and my DH have been vaccinated since March. and the city
is mostly open with a mask still in effect for most stores. OTOH, both and
I are both still wearing masks because pollen....
On Mon, Jun 7, 2021 at 3:49 PM <alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca> wrote:
> >> On Jun 7, 2021, at 11:41 AM, Rebecca Price <becca7108 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I wonder when the border between the US and Canada will reopen?
> On Mon, 7 Jun 2021, Howard Brazee wrote:
> > The next round of NHL playoffs will require the teams to cross the
> border. Canada announced yesterday that it will be done.
> But that's definitely a _special case_. Hockey is Canada's national sport,
> after all... The NHL seems to have learned from the Vcr Canucks' bad
> example and are seriously quarantining/testing the teams.
> I don't expect Canadians to be comfortable with opening the border until a
> much larger percentage of people on both sides of the border are fully
> vaccinated. Currently my city (Ottawa) has 68% of 18+ with one dose (57%
> of all) -- but less than 10% with two doses.
> At least the takeup has been good - the complaints here today have been
> with systems overwhelmed by the demand for second shots for those 70+.
> But with the delta (Indian) variant out there, it's still pretty scary.
> I got my first Moderna shot on April 25 (went well) and don't think I've
> been infected. I'm hoping for a second shot real soon, but I would still
> rather have all the front-line and warehouse workers innoculated first.
> Alayne McGregor
> alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca
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> institutions that men have created over the centuries, but to infiltrate
> and subvert them. -- Barbara Ehrenreich
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