It is really difficult to get enough movement and exercise during both the Covid-19 outbreak and this hottest time of year (On 23 July days it was over 40C [104F] and got up to 118F a couple times. It is also steamy). We sometimes go to the mall early in the morning and walk before… Read more Movement and Creativity
Today I went to the cold store, which is a short walk from our home. I take the lift down to the parking structure and use my garage door opener to open the shuttered door. Then I walk out of our building, across an alley, and into another building, through a long hallway and out… Read more A Trip to the Cold Store
OK, 2020 is an anomaly in more ways than one. There have been some silver linings to be sure (cooking, writing and breathing, for three). Tomorrow may be the start of another silver lining for me. Our church has developed a series of four-session skill classes for people to learn during this shutdown. The classes… Read more Singing Lessons?
My life this Covid-19 summer has been so weird. I’m not used to staying in Bahrain for the summer. Usually we travel to the U.S., so I’m just finding my way. I need to be working on a TESOL certificate program, so I don’t lose out on that opportunity, but I haven’t yet. Maybe tomorrow.… Read more Currently Just for Today
Today is Tuesday’s Slice of Life Story Challenge, Day 133 in Bahrain’s coronavirus time, and day 98 of The Isolation Journals with Suleika Jaouad. Today’s prompt by Adam Grant was to determine my “fun age” based on what I love to do to play. I laughed when I read the prompt sitting at this dining… Read more My Idea of Fun