24 March 2020 – Tuesday – #9

Let’s start with fake news that seems more salacious than nefarious. First off, these photos are of the Spanish Legion, which currently serves mostly in overseas deployments including NATO peacekeeping missions. Second, photos used in this and similar posts were first available online between 2013 and 2018, long before Covid-19 hit the scene last year.Continue reading “24 March 2020 – Tuesday – #9”

21 March 2020 – Saturday – #6

After closing land borders earlier in the week, the Spanish government ordered all hotels closed by 26 March. The US State Department sent an email advising US citizens and residents who didn’t have a place to stay long term in Spain to catch a flight to the US while there are flights to be had.Continue reading “21 March 2020 – Saturday – #6”

18 March 2020 – Wednesday – #3

Yesterday I became a hamster, walking 5,000 steps on the terrace. It was boring, but I have to admit it felt great. During my walk, I waved to my neighbor who was also becoming a hamster on her terrace across the street. She said something encouraging in Spanish that I didn’t understand. I yelled backContinue reading “18 March 2020 – Wednesday – #3”