It’s been roughly two months since we started social distancing, working from home, wearing a mask, staying home. And everywhere,
Tell us a bit about yourself: When and how were you diagnosed? In October 1977 I was at college and
It’s week 3 of the social distancing. I am still working, doing what my school calls “Distance learning Delivery”, that
I had a remicade appointment this morning. Driving through Portland to get there was eerie- barely any cars, barely any
Gradually, over the last week, the reality about COVID-19 has seeped in. A week after I started a new
COVID-19 is on everyone’s mind. My family in Germany is safe, but there are areas that have seen big outbreaks.
I like exercise. I haven’t always liked it, and I have written about why. I am far from being an
Throughout the years, I have lived in several places that were prone to natural disasters. New Zealand is earthquake territory, so was California (even though to a lesser extent), and Indiana has tornadoes (thank god, I never had to experience one). The earthquakes I did experience were really small, a little rumble. Now however, I live in the Pacific Northwest, where within the next 50 years, a major quake (around 9 on the scale) is about to hit, another great Cascadia Earthquake.
On Dec 30, 2019, I flew back to Portland, after a lovely break with my family in Germany. During my
It’s the last day of 2019. I thankfully was stable health-wise, so there isn’t much to share about my health