• What You're Feeling Is Plague Dread

    2 years ago - By The Atlantic

    Chaloner Woods / Getty Fourteen days ago, my world began to shrink down to nearly nothing. That evening was the last time I left the office and rode the subway back to Brooklyn. Three days later, I walked to a restaurant with friends and then got my hair colored nearby, two luxuries that felt intolerably risky even the next day. Five days after that, I planned what I hoped would be my last trip to the grocery store-on my previous last trip, I had neglected to consider how much dish soap I'd need while cooking and eating meals at home for weeks on end. Now, I mostly sit on my couch with my...
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