Delivery

Shanghai Lockdown, Day 34: YES! Our company delivered two large bags of foods and toiletries, including this great Japanese cereal. Ordered two bags three weeks ago and it still hasn’t arrived. But finally got some. Traded that big box of non-vegan yogurt with a neighbor for a variety of veggies. Going to trade the coffee…

Not So Fun Anymore

NOW, uncensored blogging: Fuck this. I’m going running later. Back into the shadows. We live in a huge apartment complex, chock full o’ people. You’re tellin’ me we can’t go outside, with sun-wind-tons of open spaces, masks on mind you, because of 2 new infections on other side of the canal? Fuck that. We’ve all…

The Precipice

The rumors now are a flyin’. Entire city of 25 mill going to lock down at midnight tonight?? Supposedly not. (But who can truly say?!) My former school’s colleagues already locked in on campus with students for two entire days and nights now? Apparently, TRUE. This explains my friend’s cryptic message two days ago and…

21 Days: COMPLETED!

Quarantine Day 21: Quarantine COMPLETED! Had to do 2 Covid tests since departing hotel one week ago. Final one was this morning. I ran to the local hospital where there’s a testing trailer set up out front. So, since departing Kentucky on November 21st, I’ve been tested 7 times: Once in Renton, Washington at a…

687

Quarantine Day XIV: Day of Hotel Departure & Day of REUNION! 687 Days separated from Serena In 5 hours, I step outside this hotel room for the first time in 2 full weeks. Then, I head home…home at least temporarily being my girlfriend’s studio apartment in Jiuting! Fun Fact: Jiuting is a large neighborhood (such…

Protect One Another: Get Vaccine

Protect One Another By Getting Vaccinated. Some, like a friend of mine, cannot get vaccine due to medicine she takes for a lifelong disease. There are a lot of dangerous memes & disinformation swirling about. But remember this: As Paul wrote in his First Letter to the Corinthians, 10:24: Do not seek your own advantage,…

A New Beginning Awaits

Well, I may be a pandemic refugee who lost his job and hasn’t seen his girlfriend since January 21st, but let’s focus on the positive message of Calvin & Hobbes:

A New Beginning Awaits

Well, I may be a pandemic refugee who lost his job and hasn’t seen his girlfriend since January 21st, but let’s focus on the positive message of Calvin & Hobbes:

Stop the Red Line

This is why we need a mask mandate. This is why we have sensible restrictions for businesses. This is why, even when we disagree or question, schools have just closed. Observe the red line shooting up vertically. Here in central Kentucky, this is how quickly virus cases would rise if there were no restrictions. Of…