1. This piece on the echochamber of pandemic grief, spoke wonderfully about how both the changed rituals of grief in these times and and how for some there is the disconnection of differing ways to navigating a pandemic.
2. This piece on breaking up with and re-examining childhood reads was thoughtful. (WaPo link so, may be paywalled.)
3. This piece on baseball as a lifeline for a former hostage was fascinating.