I can't believe August is nearly half over; this summer has just disappeared. Though I can't quite recall where all the time has gone, I have been enjoying early mornings and late evenings in the hammock, and chance encounters with friends during my walks on Mt. Tabor and Powell Butte.
To understand the state of Covid-19 in Oregon, I found this OPB article useful: https://www.opb.org/
article/2021/08/12/oregon- covid-19-cases-mask-mandate- governor-kate-brown-delta- variant-vaccines-questions/