Covid-19 has given us all a new experiment in living. We are all (or most of us) trying to maintain social distances, wear masks, and wash our hands for twenty seconds. As the weeks and months have passed, we have gotten better at this. We now automatically make more space when we pass people on […]
Lorenz Omondi has initiated a project to get masks to the children of Kibera, an informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya. As you can see from this photo, they have been using cardboard packaging in the absence of cloth masks. Please follow the link below to see his blog post on ke1tribe. In the informal settlement […]
This very funny video is something we all need at this point in our Covid-19 journey. From The Adley Show: What We Should ALL Be Doing Right Now.
Until today, my major concern in relation to Coronavirus was to avoid contact with other people. I did not want to bring the virus home and I did not want to carry it to the people I love and live with. Before I returned to Canada I spent a week in self-isolation. I didn’t leave […]
It took three attempts, but I finally got my online request for a refund from Air Canada to be accepted into their system. The first two times, that little wheel kept turning backwards and finally kicked me out. The third time, though, I got through and felt as though I had won a lottery prize. […]
As I was telling him the saga of my need to return to Canada before the border closed, my cab driver from Edmonton airport to my house said, “Your country called you home.” I thought that was a pleasing way to think of it. I had originally planned to return in May but when COVID-19 […]
In the last week I have gone from thinking “Oh, I’ll be OK” to “Oh, heck. I need an escape route.” There has been a rapid escalation in the number of cases of COVID-19 and, sadly, in the number of deaths both internationally and nationally. I have been following these trends but nothing has scared […]
Will the San Jose Sharks play in an empty arena? That is the burning question of the day. Santa Clara County, where the Sharks play, is doing lots of sensible things to try to address the problems presented by COVID-19. They have encouraged people to work from home whenever possible, placed a moratorium on evictions […]