Editor’s Letter, 0221 GABJ, GSB Vol. 26, No. 4, Pg. 5

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Georgia Bar Journal

February, 2021

The February Issue

It’s now February 2021, but to me, it feels a lot like 2020 in overtime. In January, I lost an old friend to her untimely death. The bitterness of November’s election still lingers across the country. The long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine has arrived, but short supply and distribution problems mean that many of us are a long way from receiving it. As we wait, the pandemic continues to claim the lives and livelihoods of many of our family and friends.

Still, as I discussed previously, I try to look on the bright side. I just read that there is a movement to replant wildflower meadows across Britain. Apparently, Prince Charles had 60 of them planted to honor Queen Elizabeth, and others have been inspired to follow suit. If anyone is ever looking for a gift idea for me, you could not possibly go wrong with planting a wildflower meadow in my honor. The whole movement reminds me of healing and renewal. Maybe the wildflower meadows will turn out to be a metaphor for 2021. (Or is it a simile? I always get those confused.) The never-ending election season is finally over, for now. Despite the problematic rollout, the COVID-19 vaccine is showing a high degree of success in protecting people, and there will eventually be enough for everyone who wants a vaccine to receive one.

So, with a hopeful look toward the rest of the year, we bring you the...

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