We’re entering day two of Colorado’s Stay at Home executive order. This is part of the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. This post is about maintaining optimism while also being bluntly realistic about the situation. People have died and will continue to die. Old, young, sick and well. Rich, middle class and poor. This virus - like any virus - is non-discriminating. As I type this, I’m at my same home office desk where I’ve written a book (and parts of two others) and developed multiple online services.