43) Lockdown 19: St. Simons Island, Georgia, USA

This report is by Richard Hathaway. Richard was my boyfriend during high school at Lexington High (Massachusetts). He was the sports editor and I was the editor of our high school newspaper. We’ve gone our separate ways but have maintained our friendship over the years. Richard and his wife live in a special place. Here…

41) Coronavirus Tokyo

Hello. This is Nan Yamada in Japan, where I’ve lived, mostly, since 1973. Joyce and I went to high school together and recently have been back in touch, even Zooming with another classmate in Massachusetts. Joyce asked about life with the virus in Japan so here goes, at least regarding my corner of Tokyo. A…

39) Lockdown 17: Germany

Guest Post: by Dr. Maria Hobl in Munich Today we have a guest post by my friend and walking partner in Sidi Ifni, Dr. Maria Hobl. In the winter we enjoy long walks on our town beach, often followed by sitting at a beachfront cafe to watch the sun set over the Atlantic. Maria and…

37: Lockdown 15: California

Guest Post by Carol Swenson in Capitola, California Perfectly distance benches for viewing the Pacific Ocean I’m taking on Joyce’s request to describe life here in California with the coronavirus. First, it’s important to remember that there IS no unified response in the US, and that the president is ignorant, power-grabbing, and devoid of either…