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Our Pandemic Pastimes Are Here To Stay

Pandemic Baking projects
Lucy Nalpathanchil
5 Year Old Willow With Cupcakes

With no commute to work and no gathering with friends, how have you been spending time during this pandemic?

This hour, we talk about pandemic hobbies and the lifelong benefits of having a hobby. 

Whether you are baking sourdough bread, or learning a new language - we want to hear from you! What’s your pandemic hobby? 

Don’t feel like you have time to pick up a new hobby? It takes less effort than you think.


  • Tara Parker-Pope - Founding Editor for “Well”, The New York Times Consumer Health Section
  • Brigid Schulte - author of Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Timeand director of the Better Life Lab at New America. She is also a long time journalist and former Washington Post staff writer 
Lucy leads Connecticut Public's strategies to deeply connect and build collaborations with community-focused organizations across the state.
Tess is a senior producer for Connecticut Public news-talk show Where We Live. She enjoys hiking Connecticut's many trails and little peaks, gardening and writing in her seven journals.

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