The China Adventure (or Pandemic Travels) #5

Quarantine Day 4 & 5 Ok, so quarantine is officially crappy. I mean, this hotel room is pretty small. Probably no bigger than your average NYC hotel room, which, is pretty small. The hotel, well, it might have been nice once. Their website makes them look pretty...

The China Adventure (or Pandemic Travels) #4

Quarantine Day 3 Today I actually had something to do. Started the day with a webinar EHS training session for the job I am headed to. To be fair, I don’t know how much I really can talk about what the job is or who it is for. I certainly won’t be able to...

The China Adventure (or Pandemic Travels) #3

Getting to China & Quarantine Day 1 Today is Tuesday, February 2 here in Shanghai, China. It gets confusing when you are on a plane for 15 hours and cross the international date line and are on the other side of the world from where you started. I started in SFO...

The China Adventure (or Pandemic Travels) #2

COVID Testing & The Waiting Game Yesterday I went for my COVID testing here in San Francisco. I had made it this far into the pandemic without being tested, so this was a first for me. As Ruth put it “Get your brain assaulted by a cotton swab.” That...

The China Adventure (or Pandemic Travels) #1

Here we are, the COVID-19 pandemic is still raging on. It has been almost a year since the world shut down. Almost a year since we were told that we could squash this in a few weeks. Almost a year since we learned that many Americans care more about their “freedoms”...