Last week, I talked about some changes I’ve made since the coronavirus pandemic began, including no longer going into our office to do my work. And I asked you about changes you’d made.

I got several interesting responses, and today I’d like to share three of them, edited for length and clarity — a kind of portrait of Rhode Islanders in transition.

“My story begins in my late teens, early 20s, when part-time job savings enabled me to purchase a Fuji S10S 10-speed touring bike,” writes George W. Johnson of Coventry. “It was THE hot bike to have at the time, and I loved it.

“For about 10 years, I cycled all around the state and Southeast Mass … weekend rides of varying lengths up to and including several ‘century’ (100-mile) rides.