Claire’s Story

The pandemic was tough at first. Like really tough. Our story time and library programs on Tuesdays and Thursdays were cancelled. Our Fridays at Ormsby were gone. The playgrounds were off limits. The days were long in the beginning. Really long. But then this...

Liz and Robert’s Story

We’ve always enjoyed our garden as an extra room in our house during the summer months but this pandemic year it has become an essential space for our well-being. As the city and the country closed down our backyard opened up. Our planting began in early April and by...

Cassidee’s Story

The pandemic, though negative in its nature, has allowed me to explore new hobbies to help pass the time in a positive way. Since moving, my partner and I have become plant parents. What began as five simple cacti that we had had for years, turned into a house full of...

Barbara’s Story

I have always enjoyed both traveling and cooking and, upon retirement, I was able to combine the two. Over the last 7 years, I have been on two cooking vacations, one in the Tuscany region of Italy and the other on the Greek island, Ikaria, at the home of the Greek...

Alex’s Story

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and the constantly changing expectations and regulations for public actions, I was able to find positivity in family game nights. My family has always loved to play board games, card games, or any other sorts of gaming. But COVID...

Marc’s Story

I am coming from Germany and was in Pittsburgh from February to July. It was an incredible time overseas. The neighbors in the South Side flats are awesome. We had during the Covid-19 Pandemic a couple nice evenings with friends. I liked a lot how the south Side was...
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