With the Delta variant surging, Denver has issued new public health orders requiring pre-K through 12th-grade students to wear masks at school and requiring city employees and some private-sector workers in high-risk settings to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
As a travel writer and specialist on things to do in Denver, the stay at home order brought Rich Grant’s work to a complete halt. To deal with the boredom, he dusted off an old model train set he’s had for decades and set it up in his backyard. Over the past few months, the display evolved into a model trainyard weaving through his garden — and a bridge through COVID
Rich Grant also participated in our COVID Diaries, a six-week long series in which we asked Denver residents to send us weekly videos telling us how they were surviving the Stay at Home order. Check out his personal story below on how to keep a positive outlook during this trying times.