As a summer without COVID-19 restrictions gets underway, people are resuming activities — large and small — that the pandemic had paused or postponed.
After spending a quarter of his life in a pandemic, four-and-a-half-year-old Fergus Whelley got invited to a birthday party a few weeks ago. It was the first one he’d ever been to.
“It was like we had to have candy instead of cake,” he said, remembering the piñata, “and then we had cupcakes.”
“Those were the biggest cupcakes I’d ever seen!” his mom, Nikki, chimed in.