Covid-History Item Type Metadata
Saratoga Springs, New York
How is your life different now than it was before the pandemic?
Lots more home time, less time with friends, more walking and more family time
How are you feeling? What are you doing to relieve stress?
Mostly ok. Walking, games, zoom meetings, reading and gardening.
What have you noticed has changed in your community since the outbreak? What has surprised you?
Neighbors home and more contact with them.
Do you have children at home? How’s it going?
Did you have to postpone any major life events? (e.g. Graduation, wedding, major birthday) What did you do instead?
Yes trip with family to Florida to celebrate 75th birthday.
Do you have animals? Did you adopt a pet? How have they impacted your day?
Cat. He’s gotten way more attention and eats more.
What positive things did you contribute to or notice take place?
Fairly quickly adapted to new schedule. More walking has made knees feel better. People being more caring.
Did you or someone you know contract COVID-19? What was it like?
If you lost someone during the pandemic, how did you celebrate their lives?
Video of memorial service.
What do you wish you knew before the pandemic began?
That there was possibility of a pandemic.
Southern Adirondack Library System
“Sondra,” Leaving Our Fingerprints on History, accessed January 21, 2022, https://fingerprints.sals.edu/omeka/items/show/127.