Jill’s mid-October Reflections

It’s been a while since writing an entry for our Covid blog. I look back and can’t fathom where the time has gone. Ten months. How did whatever this is become the new normal? My family made it through the first round of online schooling; we made it through the summer – contending with packedContinue reading “Jill’s mid-October Reflections”

A Community Member’s Reflections on COVID-19

By Linda Cory Bazowsky Winter/Spring 2020 It’s Here! We all knew COVID-19 was coming! The big question was “When?” Trailing close behind and of equal importance were the “Why,” the “Where,” and lastly, the “How.” Let’s start with the “When?” History has shown us that pandemics have occurred for as long as mankind has beenContinue reading “A Community Member’s Reflections on COVID-19”

Sonya Jones: COVID-19 Photo Journal

Thank you to our friend and community partner Sonya Jones, Curator of Collections at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, for her recent contribution to our COVID-19 project. She created a photo journal detailing how she has personally and professionally experienced the pandemic. Thank you Sonya for sharing your stories.

Historical Comparisons

By Jennifer Weymark, Archivist Last night was a hard one in our home. Our eldest had been struggling with missing her friends, tired of only seeing them through a screen, and she finally broke down in tears as she struggled with the emotional toil of the stay at home guidelines. Through her tears, she wasContinue reading “Historical Comparisons”

On Picking Up Old Habits

By Lisa Terech, Community Engagement I think of myself as a creative person; maybe not creative in the sense of inventive or originality, but certainly, I am a person who enjoys creating things. At the Museum, I get to write, I often help with the creation of various print materials, coordination of newsletters, and theContinue reading “On Picking Up Old Habits”