Once school is out:
…there will be no summer school, no camp, no lessons and no team sports — there will be virtually no organized activity of any kind. While their parents toil away and family vacations remain in limbo, many kids will be gloriously, thrillingly free to do just about whatever they want.
They’ll be playing like it’s 1975.
Contrast that with pre-pandemic 2020, when kids had every second filled with some activity, or they were on their way TO or FROM that activity. That’s what she does, with a hopeful quote from yours truly: “What I’m seeing is communities being re-knit by the coronavirus catastrophe because the kids are outside on their bikes.”
I hope you’re seeing that, too! – L
Public domain photo by U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)of girls playing Double Dutch in Chicago, 1973. ( –