My Coronavirus Quandary in Florida

by Ronnie Lovler

People wait in a socially-distanced line to get take-out food from a downtown restaurant in Gainesville, FL

Florida has re-opened, in a kind of, sort of type of way. Or I guess it depends on where you go. Head to the Florida beaches, and it might as well be a normal spring weekend before COVID-19 came to town. In Orlando, big box hardware stores are packed. In Gainesville where I live, things are going more slowly. Facial coverings are mandated in closed public spaces. We are transitioning…