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Quote of the Day

Omicron Surge: 'It Feels Like Going Back to 2020 in a Lot of Ways'

"It feels like going back to 2020 in a lot of ways. I'm remembering now the exhaustion of having to constantly pivot and make new decisions and change up your business model but it's easier because we've been there before."

--Nicole Sullivan, owner of BookBar, Denver, Colo., in a Denver Post story about how businesses have been affected by the current Covid-19 surge. In BookBar's case, that has involved an outbreak among staff, shortened hours, the ending of indoor dining and requiring customers wear masks.
Grand Central Publishing: These Impossible Things by Salma El-Wardany

Gibbs Smith: Life Is Golden: What I've Learned from the World's Most Adventurous Dogs by Andrew Muse

Bloomsbury Publishing: Catch the Sparrow: A Search for a Sister and the Truth of Her Murder by Rachel Rear

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