More neighbourly reflections, for the 4th of July

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I’m very fortunate to live in a community where an effective, early public health response to the pandemic means we are now in “phase 3” of recovery — cautious re-opening and return to the world from sheltering in place, at about two thirds the level of pre-pandemic activity. We can (physically distanced and appropriately masked) take public transit, eat in restaurants, get a hair cut and enjoy the…