The coronavirus has changed everything about how we live in Kansas City. KCUR's Gina Kaufmann brings you personal essays about how we're all adapting to a very different world.
P.E. For Sad Grownups
Remote P.E. has forced gym teachers to re-think fitness for their students. But can they help stir-crazy adults?
A Small Business Owner Stays Afloat In A Big Box Store
For 15 years, Kip Ludwigs carefully calculated every move she made as owner of her dream business, Solaris Massage in Kansas City. When the coronavirus threw all her plans out the window, she found solace and solutions in unlikely places. Here's her story.
A Chiefs Fan's Alternate Pandemic Reality
A year ago, KCUR aired the "coronavirus diaries" of a Kansas City native teaching English in China. Back then, his account of life in quarantine — including an eerily quiet Super Bowl watch party — seemed unimaginable. Now, the normalcy of his post-COVID life is what's surreal.
Coffee, Coffee, Coffee
Running around less has not meant laying off the coffee, just drinking more of it at home. Keeping up with changing customer demand has been a wild ride for people in the hot beverage business.
Becoming American Is Still A Dream Come True
They chose American citizenship in a pandemic and a snow storm, with chaos in the nation's Capitol. Here's why.
Trailer: Real Humans
The coronavirus has changed everything about how we live in Kansas City. Starting Jan. 24, KCUR's Gina Kaufmann will bring you a weekly podcast about how we're adapting to a very different world. Think of it as weekly letters from her to you.