How can California possibly allow courthouses in Los Angeles County to remain open? My attorney friend had to attend court today for an “emergency hearing.” She discovered a judge who also had to attend this court, not normally his own, was just diagnosed with covid-19. The same judge who she has sat mere feet away…
Month: March 2020
…is Best Buy open in the Los Angeles area? Is this truly “an essential business”?
I Cannot Go Home to China
So I arrived in Los Angeles yesterday evening. Now, I’m at the mercy of the Chinese government. My girlfriend & I have not seen each other in 67 days. Here are a few current snapshots from LA…
Now what?! If you’d told me even 3 days ago: “You will be in the USA on Friday,” I would have replied: “You are insane.” And yet, “here I am,” as Skid Row so aptly said. After this layover, and on into Los Angeles, I honestly do not know what awaits me.
Breaking News from China
(apologies for cut off words) This will most definitely alter the course of my current flight itinerary–I’m at Queenstown, NZ airport now–as well as my life…
It’s taken around 12 hours in the past two days, not to mention more time over days before, to finally secure a reasonable route out of New Zealand. Very few flight routes are available. Every Southeast Asian nation I can name has closed its borders, even to transiting passengers. Prices are so outrageous you’d be…
It’s all gone down in a matter of hours. Shuttered. So sad. It’s all a ghost town now. Guess it takes an aggressively paced, swiftly enforced lock down to finally drag me away… 48 hours notice for anyone who needs to leave. Otherwise, 4 week minimum lock down. Universal. Even includes restaurants. No “takeaways.” Apocalyptic…
There is Light All Around Us
…even in moments of darkness
8 Week Anniversary in New Zealand
I know I’ve been in New Zealand for a while because… The trees are changing from green to red, gold, yellow. Seasons have changed from my mid-summer arrival, to early-mid fall weather now. Early mornings here on the South Island have been around 33F. My full tube of toothpaste has been depleted: Even though I…
What the F**k is Happening?!
Just received this from boss. If you were here now, in New Zealand, and this was your local neighborhood trail, what would YOU do? I’m in peak marathon condition. I’m consistently running 140+km per week. I’m strong and ready to race. I feel like a prison sentence looms over me like an executioner’s blade.