Magazine May 4, 2020, Issue

Covid Spring

Spring flowers bloom in front of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., April 2, 2020. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)
Our million little renaissances

Nookie is back, have you heard? Death may be stalking the land, but Cupid is on the move in the bedroom. Charlottesville, Va., resident Denise, no last name given, informs the New York Post that she and her husband hadn’t had sex for more than two years. She cited the stresses attendant on having three teenage boys, disjointed work schedules, and the taedium vitae of nonstop joint strategic household management. Denise and Hubby’s bedsprings were not getting much of a workout until “the lockdown of lust started on March 20,” the Post tells us. Oh, behave. Now Denise reports her

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