Kate Hudson has been vindicated. On February 24 she posted a picture of herself wearing a mask on Instagram captioned “Travel, 2020.” The article I saw on line took a scornful attitude. It was the “wrong kind” of mask.
When we took our afternoon walk yesterday, my neighbor and I noticed that the playground in the park was cordoned off with yellow caution tape. Sad sign that even the children are on lockdown.
Day 1. Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Lisbon, Portugal. WHO announces that the coronavirus outbreak is officially a pandemic. Trump announces travel restrictions from Europe effective Friday midnight. In Lisbon the news reached us around 2:00 AM
Six days into our trip to Portugal, on Wednesday, March 10, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, meaning that it will likely spread worldwide.
Do you remember the movie “The Bucket List?” Near the beginning, Carter (played by Morgan Freeman) says that he first heard the term used for a freshman philosophy assignment.
Have you ever had to cancel a trip at the last minute? Changing gears is difficult, not only because you have committed time and money but because anticipation and preparation have built up an emotional investment in the project especially if you’ve gone through the stress and suspense of getting the time off work.
Yet staying home is not necesarily the best option.
Way back in 2006 a professor asked our master’s class how we would design a two-semester class in world history. We had 5 minutes to diagram our approach on the whiteboard.
Recently I’ve been fascinated with the “Top Ten Tehran Memories” lists people have been posting on the Tehran American School (TAS) Facebook site.