Thailand’s approach to Corona

This is the Thai’s government daily Covid update for May 20 2020 (2563 in Thai, since not only are they forward thinkers but they use the Buddhist calendar.) Loose translation: On May 20, 2020, for a total population of almost 70 million people, Thailand had 3034 confirmed cases (+1 since the day before), 2888 recoveredContinue reading “Thailand’s approach to Corona”

An Idiot’s Guide to Corona. The virus.

1. Take it easy. The worst part of all this is the fear. More people die from the flu, car accidents, or guns. As of Saturday, March 7th, 19 Americans had died from Covid19, compared to 1177 every week from the flu, 746 from car crashes, and 294 from gunshots. 2. Wash your hands likeContinue reading “An Idiot’s Guide to Corona. The virus.”

When you get to a fork in the road, take it.

  Like many other mornings, yesterday I walked the back roads to the Tha-nin market. It’s a good two miles through Thai-only neighborhoods. I always get to see exciting things. Monks collecting alms, well-dressed cats, ninja street cleaners, spirit houses with refreshments and gifts. I love markets almost as much as I love museums, especiallyContinue reading “When you get to a fork in the road, take it.”