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#stayathome stories #7

In her series Life Under the Lens of Lockdown, Maggie Repp shares her reflections on her world during the pandemic. In her graceful poem, “The Field,” she reflects on her daily walks during the crisis. Maggie said, “I’m getting so much joy out of going to the field every day and some evenings. It’s the one …

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#stayathome stories #6

In the sixth post in our series, Elizabeth Waller shares poignant images reflecting the empty quiet of public spaces that marked the lockdown in Berlin. Still Life Under a Blue Sky: Images of Berlin During the Corona Crisis By Elizabeth Waller During the past seven weeks, my daily walk or bike ride was certainly the …

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#stayathome stories #5

Mom’s Secret Fort is a podcast started by former American Women’s Club of Berlin President, Janel Schermerhorn, during the first week of the COVID-19 lockdown in Berlin, Germany. Janel uses the podcast platform to talk about the many adjustments to daily life with hope and humor, in hopes of building community with listeners that are …

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#stayathome stories #4

In our fourth installment for the series, AWC Berlin member CT shares how she and her husband are managing during the crisis, finding new ways to cope and new projects while reimagining their future. Senior Moments in the Pandemic by CT   As my husband Peter and I are in our midseventies, I thought there …

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#stayathome stories #3

Our new blog series—inspired by the Berlin International Women’s Club’s own—posts writings from our members that reflect on our lives during the time of #Coronavirus #stayathome. Send us your story by emailing blog@awcberlin.org Elia—AWC Member Bridget Shaughnessy’s thirteen-year-old daughter—reflects on the power of emotion during the Corona Crisis in the second part of her poem, …

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#stayathome stories #2

Our new blog series—inspired by the Berlin International Women’s Club’s own—posts writings from our members that reflect on our lives during the time of #Coronavirus #stayathome. Send us your story by emailing blog@awcberlin.org AWC Berlin member Bridget Shaughnessy has shared her thirteen-year-old daughter’s rich and evocative two-part poem, “A Moment in Time.” Read, reflect, and …

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#stayathome stories #1 – from our members

Thanks for the idea from our sister club, the Berlin International Women’s Club.  We feature writings from our members about their daily life in Berlin during the time of #Coronavirus #stayathome. COPING WITH ISOLATION DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC by Robina Lillecrapp, first published in the BIWC May 2020 Newsletter While those with chronic illness may …

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