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This photograph was taken in the Shaw's on Gold Star Boulevard in July. Apparently, fewer people are recycling cans during the pandemic, which has led to a national shortage. Particularly in the spring, but also in the summer, there were rolling…
Created By: Aaron Sakulich; Contributed By: Aaron Sakulich
Date: 7/20/20

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This photograph was taken at the Shaw's on Gold Star Boulevard in early June. Every day I notice some tiny detail like this which, on its own, isn't really a big change, but added together... I mean, communal shucking of corn is a combination town…
Created By: Aaron Sakulich; Contributed By: Aaron Sakulich
Date: 06/01/20

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Just before the pandemic, the Castle Restaurant in Leicester announced that it would be closing. My partner and I go there every year for Valentine's Day. I was supposed to be travelling during the spring, and I resigned myself to the idea that when…
Created By: Aaron Sakulich; Contributed By: Aaron Sakulich
Date: 05/09/20

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One of the things that really struck me about the pandemic was how quickly television commercials changed and how quickly the big corporations got up signs about how much they care about us. Within two weeks of the lockdown starting in Worcester,…
Created By: Aaron Sakulich; Contributed By: Aaron Sakulich
Date: 07/01/2020

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I am very lucky that I can do my job remotely, and that I have no children or pets to care for during these times. This photo shows the remote teaching set up I've used to teach university courses since March. The desk is my grandmother's kitchen…
Created By: Aaron Sakulich; Contributed By: Aaron Sakulich
Date: 11/01/2020

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I went to the Ace Hardware on Chandler Street in February to get some soil for starting seedlings indoors. I have to say that I think they have some of the classiest, nicest-looking signage in all of Worcester. Real professional looking.
Created By: Aaron Sakulich; Contributed By: Aaron Sakulich
Date: 02/15/21

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I was at the Shaw's on Gold Star Boulevard yesterday for my twice-monthly grocery run. They've renovated a whole section of the store to support online ordering. They even have signs with the same branding up all over the parking lot.

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Created By: Aaron Sakulich; Contributed By: Aaron Sakulich
Date: 03/31/20

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I've been teaching remotely since March, but over the summer my building at WPI is going to be renovated. So I had to go into to box up my office. The whole campus looks like this - absolutely bonkers with the signage. I really like, incidentally,…
Created By: Aaron Sakulich; Contributed By: Aaron Sakulich
Date: 03/31/2021

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Article in local daily newspaper elaborating on how wearing two masks at once ("double masking") is more effective at stopping the spread than wearing just one mask.
Created By: Adrianna Rodriguez; Contributed By: Adrianna Rodriguez
Date: 01/26/2021

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Before "social distancing" became the norm, an illuminated road sign normally used for updating drivers about traffic conditions ahead or holiday messages is converted to give warnings about COVID19 such as "WASH & DISINFECT HANDS," "COVER COUGHS &…
Created By: Alexander Tarr; Contributed By: Alexander Tarr
Date: 03/11/2020
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