A good lockdown

One year ago, Jiab and I were hiking El Camino de Santiago, the famed pilgrims’ way Ironically, I realize that the same thing that buoyed us on the long trek is what helps us endure the confinement of today, the mutual support of others in the same situation.

The Highest Good

When there is a concerted chorus of medical expertise saying we should stay home and keep safe distances, why are so many Americans still ignoring or even openly defying this advice? Many address this as a moral/ethical issue. I tend to look at things from a behavioral economics point of view.

Longing to belong

By moving to Spain, one surrenders a sense of belonging while working that many take for granted, like background noise. Strangely, being in a lock down in Spain has revealed the many connections we had forged in just a year’s time.