Tag Archives: journal of a plague year

The Plague and I and Die (or not….)

I got vaccinated back in February-May with the Astra Zeneca vaccine for a number of reasons (a risk factor or two and it wasn’t whatever those mrna things are). Then in mid November, at an outdoor event I started feeling … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Vacation in a Time of Cholera

I decided to spend the Christmas holidays in Malta and it was a great decision overall. Nice Green Christmas weather of the type I remember from my childhood (sunny and about 16C). Great views of the Mediterranean, nice food. It … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Not Such a Small World Anymore

An odd side effect of the covid… phenomenon…. is that while it was fueled by globalized processes national responses have shown countries being more like themselves and less like other countries. Some examples: The US: No national response, but rather … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Panic in Needle Park

As in many countries, the covid vaccination campaign in Poland began as an optimistic kind of affair. Even the fact that the worst wave of covid deaths happened as the campaign was gaining steam didn’t really dampen people’s enthusiasm that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A Diet of Crazy Pills

I love conspiracy theories as interesting things to look at, not as ways of understanding the world. I’ve read and followed more than my fair share and though I’ve let my knowledge slide in the last few years I have … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

More than a Virus got out of China

About a year since I first heard of the mysterious and scary virus from China the world has changed. Without getting into theories of manufactured vs natural or escaped vs released, one thing has been very clear. There has been … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Sunk Cost Virus

I finally figured out what government and WHO policy regarding coronavirus reminds me of – a 419 letter advance-fee scam (those emails from third world customs officials wanting your help in sneaking money out of the country). “We work for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Corona prediction

The actual hospitalization and fatality rates for coronavirus have been pretty unimpressive lately, so the media keeps hyping the number of new cases (while failing to mention that hospitalization and fatality rates aren’t increasing at a similar rate). Now this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment

Being dragged kicking and streaming…

I was very psyched last weekend. The university was preparing to begin classes again as of June 1 and the coronavirus situation is absolutely under control with a small number of deaths (currently averaging about 10 a day with an … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Has China Pscyhed the World Out?

As far as I can consciously recollect I haven’t seen this exact theory anywhere though I might have. But my evolving thinking on the coronavirus…. situation is now shooting off into bizarre directions. So, here it is… feel free to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments