It’s a step toward an alternative transportation network

A Slow Street marker on Sanchez St., one of San Francisco’s new permanent Slow Streets. Photo: Courtesy of Natalie Mead


The city will fully reopen on June 15

Branded masks and apparel, and a hugely supportive customer base, kept Green Apple Books alive during the pandemic. Photo: Courtesy of Natalie Mead


The importance of showing up in your community, even if it can’t be in person

A nun with a video camera on a tripod recording a priest holding the Eucharist at an altar next to a statue of Jesus.
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To my surprise, I actually felt like I was part of the celebration

Incense, a candle, and a bound wedding program on a table with a blue and white floral tablecloth.
Photo: Natalie Mead


COVID-19 creates plenty of awkward encounters. You know what I’m talking about.

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Fashion really doesn’t matter anymore, so stop trying.


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Natalie Mead

I like communities and quiet places. www.natamead.com

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