Picture this, next year or the one after: Highways are wide open and fewer cars are on the road with remote working now the norm for many former commuters. Office buildings stand sparsely populated as businesses have gone virtual. People still are wearing face coverings in crowded public places, especially during winter months. And if you want to gain access to a concert or theater, you have to hand over your vaccine passport — an official document showing proof of inoculation. For nearly a year now, public conversation has revolved around when society would be getting back to normal after the coronavirus pandemic. Experts first said it could be summer 2020. Next, it was fall or winter 2020. And then, sometime in 2021. To read the full story.