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click to enlarge Paula Routly "visiting" with her mother, Angie, at the Converse Home. Also pictured: Sue Haman - COURTESY OF SUZIE MCCOY
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  • Paula Routly "visiting" with her mother, Angie, at the Converse Home. Also pictured: Sue Haman

The coronavirus pandemic has upended all of our lives.

This week's Seven Days shares glimpses into how Vermonters are coping and adapting. I contributed a vignette about Burlington’s Converse Home. That’s the back of my head in the photo above, visiting with my 93-year-old mom through a window. Thanks to cellphones, we could actually have a conversation. It’s heartbreaking but comforting to know she is as safe as can be.

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Paula Routly

Paula Routly

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Paula Routly came to Vermont to attend Middlebury College. After graduation, she stayed and worked as a dance critic, arts writer, news reporter and editor before she started Seven Days newspaper with Pamela Polston in 1995. Routly covered arts news, then food, and, starting in 2008, focused her editorial energies... more

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