25 March 2020 – Wednesday – #10

I left the apartment yesterday for the first time in a week to shop for food. It was quiet out. Here’s one of Barcelona’s main drags, Avinguda Diagonal, at rush hour. Store hours were much shorter and earlier than my previous shopping adventure a week ago. I started a photo album to keep track ofContinue reading “25 March 2020 – Wednesday – #10”

23 March 2020 – Monday – #8

Remember last month when reclining seats was the hot airline topic? It’s no longer a question of how comfortable I’ll be flying back to the US, but whether I can fly to the US at all. According to yesterday’s email from the US State Dept (or “Deep State Dept” as Dear Leader now calls it):Continue reading “23 March 2020 – Monday – #8”

22 March 2020 – Sunday – #7

It may be a little early to call the Italian Covid-19 lockdown a success, but there is a glimmer of hope that the increases in cases and in deaths are decelerating (with Google Translate). In #Lombardia, new ICU admissions are slowly falling (today +43, last Saturday they were +85 in one day). The peak ofContinue reading “22 March 2020 – Sunday – #7”