The Spring of our Reconditioning

chris field
7 min readJun 3, 2021

I noticed something about a month or two ago. People were constantly coming up, rubbing their upper arm, and letting me know they “just got that second shot.” Strangers hollered at me from the store aisle, “Hey, you. Second shot!” Neighbors called out from their porches as I passed by, “Second shot!” Is this the 2021 alternative to Hello? Or did somehow I become the one keeping tabs on all this? Maybe there is something about my…