COVID Afterlife

One of my students spent last weekend in the hospital with an arthritic crisis, arm and jaw blocked into place and extreme pain, and apparently this was due to his COVID illness back in November. I don't know anything about the mechanisms of how this works, just how his father reported what the doctor said.... Continue Reading →

Irony-itis Aigu

If you can't say something nice…..don't say anything at all. Which is why I didn't write anything for a week. I couldn't think of anything positive to say. Corona is depressing. Politics are depressing. A world of people in their own, private rabbit holes reading only information that confirms what they already believe is depressing.... Continue Reading →

My Vaccine

Reporting back on my New Year's Resolution; I wanted to do one good thing every single day for 2021. It's pretty open, what the good thing can be. For example, after all the chaos in the US this week, I posted a picture of tree people on Instagram (see below, because I finally managed to... Continue Reading →


Foro and I have been searching for sun the last two days. We live in a place with fogs in low lying areas, and the trick is to get up above it (hills might do it, mountains might be needed). Yesterday I thought I'd screwed up. I parked the car and started walking up in... Continue Reading →

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