A Bicycle. A Trip. Or Just Pants: The Things We Buy When Pining For Normal Times

Ordinary items such as bicycles or hair extensions are gaining symbolic significance as we use them to project to a time when we can finally use them with others or show them off.

Even the most mundane purchases are becoming objects of hope as we crave the routines and experiences of daily life in this period of isolation.

(Image credit: Kaz Fantone for NPR)

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