Ever Feel Like…

…the bottom of your life just fell out completely? You lost a good friend? (Not to death) You suddenly booked and moved to a room in a town you’ve never visited, with no friends or family for miles, and find the better deal on the room is because the hostel-like building has 2 common fridges…

Military & Masks

Every day is something new. You never know what you’ll find these days, previously unseen in the USA. National Guardsmen in fatigues with armored vehicles congregating in secret behind an office building, directly across from an upscale neighborhood. Man in a gas station parking lot selling little packets of masks. Average American folks wearing masks…

My Distance to Here

We must remain physically distant Yet we must keep exercising Let the natural world aid in our healing Find your path Keep moving Let us travel the road together

I Am the Police

Not that I’m trying to be, but I kind of am now the physical distancing police. How is it that a 60-something year old man (in a green shirt) walks by us in the park in La Mirada, coughs a couple times loudly without lowering head, nor covering mouth, nor coughing into elbow nor shirt,…

Why….

…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…

Canceled

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.