Street wise: Surviving Covid, wildfires and homelessness

EMMA ROUTLEY/ THE CHRONICLE Bobby Simmons, a familiar face in downtown Creswell, tries to stay upbeat.

CRESWELL – As far as Bobby Simmons was concerned, 2019 wasn’t such a bad year. There was that historically heavy February snowstorm that paralyzed the entire area. Otherwise, nothing much out of the ordinary.

Then came the horror movie “2020” that we’re still acting out in real life. It’s been a nightmare for all of us.

So just imagine what this past year has been like for Bobby, who is homeless, and the . . .