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”...

COVID-19: “Quarantine” wk. 9, Furlough day 47

It has been a few more weeks of quarantine and furlough. Some days are better than others. For that matter some hours are better than others. Keeping all three of us in this house sane and happy is a tall order. Some days we do OK, others not so much. I spent last...
COVID-19: “Quarantine” wk. 6, Furlough day 23

COVID-19: “Quarantine” wk. 6, Furlough day 23

Well, this was not the way that I think any of us wanted to start off this week. The stress of the current global situation is enough by itself, but life always find a way to get you when you are down. Some days you run out of spoons way to early in the day. Today we...