Sun on the Street

Posted on July 3, 2022 by Sonoma Valley Sun

Have you taken up any new hobbies?


Akacia Winslow

Writing, because covid was so chaotic. We didn’t really have a lot of control, so I was able to make my own world. I write a lot of poetry and some fantasy stuff. It’s a good outlet to let out whatever emotions you’re feeling


Carol Anderson

Making jewelry. I started just making earrings and then I advanced into necklaces and bracelets, and I now sell them at the Tuesday night market and in my store. It relaxes me. It’s been not only profitable but also fun.


Lee Anderson

Roman history, which was a result of watching way too much Netflix. What started out as me just being bored and isolated at home has turned into a complete nerdom about Cleopatra and obscure Roman traditions. It’s kind of fun to think about the beginning of the world. 


Robert Rao and Peter Butera 

Robert: This is kind of weird, but for a while I was knitting. I had a mission – I was going to knit something for someone, so that made it easier. It was really weird when I was on the plane knitting because people would stare. But most of the things came out okay.

Peter: Mine was really quite boring. My job didn’t change, I just switched from being in an office to working at home. I wasn’t sure I would like it, but I love it actually. I don’t want to go back to working in an office

Lee Zulueta

Going to the gym. I used to be at the gym almost every day and then I stopped for years, but since covid started and all the gyms opened and in-person things became allowed, I started going back. I was really happy because I gained so much weight and since covid, I’ve lost 55 pounds already.


– Interviews and photos by Natasha Earl



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