Hibernation is for Bears (and Covid)

For most of my life, I lived up North, in the Finger Lakes district of New York state. The vast majority of people in the world don’t know there is any part of New York that isn’t New York City, but that’s not true. There’s downstate, which is anything south of Albany, including New York City and Long Island. There is Central New York, which includes the Finger Lakes. There’s the Southern Tier, which is around Binghamton, and there’s Western New York, the area around Buffalo. And there is the North Country, bounded by Albany at the south and Canada in the north. Lake Ontario is the northern…