Sheltering in Place

Posted: April 22, 2020 in Uncategorized

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Throw caution to the wind”. We agreed on reckless abandon as best strategy. We can’t leave now. Every mode of transport, air, land and sea is interrupted by government decree. Can’t get in, can’t get out. Lock-down official, masks mandatory, locals are nervous around suspect foreigners. Not that xenophobia is new to us. Our experience with reverse racism has been enlightening. There are thirteen recognized smiles cataloged by Thai anthropologists, all have been replaced by fear in the eyes, tight fitting medical masks. We’re stranded in Thailand….sheltering in place.

 

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