• 4 Reasons I'm Wearing a Mask Again

    6 days ago - By The Atlantic

    Earlier this month, I pulled a mask out of the bin of hats, scarves, and gloves I keep by the door; strapped it on; and choked. I had inhaled a mouthful of cat hair-several weeks' worth, left by my gray tabby, Calvin , who has been napping on a nest of face coverings since I largely dispensed with them in May. I've been fully vaccinated for two months. I spent the end of spring weaning myself off of masking indoors, and exchanging, for the first time, visible smiles with neighbors in the lobby of our apartment building. I dined, for the first time in a year and a half, at a restaurant. I...
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