“In the age of coronavirus, who do we trust?” The man and woman met my gaze as they passed on bikes. She replied, “No one.”

I didn’t have to hear the rest to know what the couple meant. Not a single person on the trail that day was taking the necessary precautions against the coronavirus. No one was wearing a mask.

On May 1, our governor mandated mask for anyone in public. My decision not to wear one that…