A postponed unveiling ceremony in the time of Coronavirus
My Google calendar shows that today, April 12, we will gather at a cemetery in Toronto for the unveiling ceremony of my mother's headstone.
Google is wrong.
The ceremony has been postponed. The novel Coronavirus pandemic came instead.
I personally know people who have postponed unveiling ceremonies; who have sat shivah alone; who couldn't make a parent's funeral.
I wrote a perspective article on how social isolation has affected me -- and my family. I know, unfortunately, that it will resonate with many: