Week Five: October 9-15
I return to a city in the grips of an anthrax scare. Friends horde Cipro.
The government releases a string of “credible threat” warnings, and security is higher than ever.
|Masks for sale|
Streets are sprayed daily to settle the dust. Gas masks appear in Chinatown.
I spend a weekend with friends in Vermont.
|Carrying the oar inland|
The only reminder is a flag raised over stone cairns.