Magazine January 25, 2021, Issue

The Clean Sweep

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The season’s first snowfall, be­tween Hanukkah and Christ­mas, left gifts of varying sizes in different parts of the state. One small city to our west received 40 inches, collapsing the roof of a sports arena (vacant at the time, fortunately). We got a foot. It covered everything. Our stone walls disappeared; a stone-crow garden ornament became a bump. Odd branches collapsed under the weight, though pine boughs held the snow easily, as if shrugging their shoulders and re­minding their deciduous neighbors, We are designed for this. The world was a crisis of intersectionality: Whiteness was everywhere. (But so it always …

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