Arlington’s Great Meadows, Lexington, Massachusetts, USA at 7:15am on 25th March – by Julie Shapiro

“I went out this morning with Nathaniel’s Zoom which I obviously am not able to hold very quietly. (Meticulous field recordist, I am not!). Phin stayed back in bed, with the cat. If I’m honest, my morning time solo – walking, listening, thinking – keeps me sane… the airplane really surprised me… not just annoying/interruptive but ominous and illicit somehow. Should anyone be flying anywhere? Except the birds, of course…”