Sunday, March 29, 2020
Beth Greenfield, "Coronavirus sends city dwellers fleeing to second homes, inflaming tensions in towns across the nation
," Yahoo! Lifestyle
(March 24, 2020):
Meanwhile, the Maine island of North Haven voted to immediately ban visitors and seasonal residents to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the Outer Banks of North Carolina have closed to non-residents, the mayor of the tiny Village of Ruidoso in New Mexico issued an executive order asking visitors and second homeowners to stay away and Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts has urged second homeowners to nix plans to hunker down on the islands of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.
John Reinan, "Minnesotans hunker down at cabins to escape coronavirus
," Minneapolis Star Tribune
(March 28, 2020):
As the coronavirus pandemic spreads and social distancing becomes the norm, many urban residents are taking flight to their quieter digs in cabin country, hunkering down with books, board games and movies. While their presence may be unpopular with some year-round residents hoping to keep COVID-19 from spreading, the urban evacuees say it makes sense to hibernate.
See now, this city is near enough to flee to, and it is a little one; please let me escape there (is it not a little one?) and my soul shall live.
The little city is Zoar.