And the people stayed home

And the people stayed home.

And they read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still…

You’ve probably seen this piece doing the rounds of social media and email chains. Usually accompanied by old pictures and a false claim to be from the 19th century or some time. It isn’t.

It was written by Catherine M. O’Meara last month. Enjoy the original here: