All Hail the Sun

I made it through a Wellington winter, in a leaky old beach house with rain and wind nearly every day for months. Not what I expected on my adventure. Spring is here now, with sun, perfumed air, bright flowers, and the ability to be outside the house. What I’ve learned: I want to be withContinue reading “All Hail the Sun”

Day “teen” in isolation

It’s New Years Eve in managed isolation, NZ, a serious endeavor to keep a country safe. At home things are crazy as usual, with fascists wanting to deny voting by our citizens. I’m eating some figgy pudding. Black gooey substance with butter, figs, raisins, some alcohol, nutmeg, cloves, orange peel. Though it’s summer here, theContinue reading “Day “teen” in isolation”

Day “seeven” in managed isolation

Hello friends. Thanks for reading this account of my living and working in New Zealand. I arrived on the summer solstice December 21, and have been in a hotel room run by the New Zealand government. They bring me food, and I go outside several times a day to walk around the courtyard. I getContinue reading “Day “seeven” in managed isolation”

January 1, 2021. Day twelve managed isolation

Southerlies from Antarctica find the crack in my window. I’m fortunate to be here. I’m making plans to leave in 3 days, no mask, and find my way to Wellington. I’ve been having lucid dreams of being back in my childhood school, being on a space mission from the garage of my home in NewContinue reading “January 1, 2021. Day twelve managed isolation”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”