Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt.

Men generally believe what they would like to be so.

The second quarantine Ides of March.

And perhaps the most appropriate Caesar quote for a time when Americans can’t agree on fact versus fiction or feelings in terms of votes, masks, vaccines, and just about everything.

Mr. Martin from junior high Latin class, I still remember you. And your songs to remember how to conjugate.

Amo Amas Amat Amamus Amatis Amant

I also remember you named me Metella, which sounded nice but ended up being terrible once I got headgear and a mouthful of braces.

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