I Left New York for Greener Pastures — and a Puppy

The rolling hills of Appalachia have been my refuge from the coronavirus epidemic

Meghan Daum
GEN

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Illustration: Michelle Kondrich

GEN asked two writers to explore what it means to stay in New York, and what it’s like to leave. Glynnis MacNicol stayed in the city. Meghan Daum left New York to quarantine in Virginia’s Appalachian mountains:

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Meghan Daum
GEN

Weekly blogger for Medium. Host of @TheUnspeakPod. Author of six books, including The Problem With Everything. www.theunspeakablepodcast.com www.meghandaum.com