By Stephanie Powers
2020 has been a game-changer for everyone. Most people have had to adapt their careers, interests or goals to whatever the year has brought.
St. Petersburg resident Michelle Passoff was no different. The pandemic hit soon after Passoff decided on a project to complete as part of a self-expression and leadership workshop.
“Our assignment was to select a project in which we could explore new possibilities in our life and create a new future in one of the communities in which we live,” Passoff said in a recent email interview with the Arts Coast Journal.
“When the pandemic hit, I had to change my original project because it required too much interaction in public places.” she adds, “So, I sat at my kitchen table bewildered about what to do about life in general, and what to do for a project when the program moved to a Zoom format.
“I wanted to quit because I just couldn’t fathom doing a community project when I couldn’t leave my house!”