From the scourges of the pandemic, we can learn that our good fortune is fragile and that our determination to overcome adversity is indomitable.
Staying safe at home, we're taking the long view.
The days are good. We do our work remotely. At dinner we watch the PBS NewsHour, then we stream episodes of the Swedish The Restaurant or the French The Bureau or the Israeli Shtisel.
We look forward to the time when we'll be able to have a meal at a restaurant, meet friends for a walk on the beach (even as we still observe social distancing), go to a movie theater and have a dinner party at our house.
To celebrate that time, I'm infusing spirits. Italian limoncello is made with vodka, a great number of lemon p…