Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021 In order to make our dinner legal we had to leave the dock. Amsterdam, as you Continue reading
Monday, Dec. 13, 2021: Amsterdam All we know is that John’s passport is somewhere in Amsterdam. He had to show Continue reading
Sun. Dec. 12, 2021 The Three Musketeers, they call us! As soon as we checked into our Amsterdam hotel this Continue reading
Last week the Omicron variant was being spotted here and there–South Africa, then the UK, the Netherlands, California, and Minnesota. Even in Amsterdam, which is where I’ll be on Saturday.
There are three of us planning to go to Europe in December. Last night we got an email from our travel agent starting “Please read **URGENT**” and that is never good.
Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021: What should be a sequel feels more like a rerun. Remember last Thanksgiving? All the discussion Continue reading
Vaccinations provide powerful, but invisible, protection, but masks have become the outward and visible sign of how we feel about the pandemic, individually and collectively. Sometimes wearing one is a question of legality, sometimes an assessment of the risks, and sometimes we depend on an incipient, but fuzzy, mask etiquette.
Scott Gottlieb made a startling announcement last Friday. The new OSHA vaccine mandates that take effect on Jan. 4 “are coming on the tail end of this pandemic,” he said. “By Jan. 4 this pandemic may well be over, at least as it relates to the United States,”