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The Latest Information, March 21 2020

The  Latest Information 450 confirmed cases in Finland, 50 more than yesterday. 0 deaths have been reported. New infections have been traced to ski resorts in Lapland. In Finland, a lot of people go skiing for spring break. So ski resorts are now being closed. Public schools are reopening, but only for grades 1 to […]

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Tips on Working From Home

As someone who’s been self-employed for several years now, I wanted to share some tips on working from home. A lot of this you will undoubtedly have seen before. Some of it is common sense. To keep this from becoming just another listicle, I also want to share why I think these tips are important. […]

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The Latest Information, March 19 2020

The  Latest Information 359 confirmed cases in Finland, 40 more than yesterday. No new numbers on how many cases are here in Central Finland. However, 50 health care workers have been allowed to return to work following an exposure scare. 0 confirmed deaths in Finland. You know things have gotten real in Europe because they’ve […]

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Self-Isolation as Writer’s Retreat

Camp Corona Day 1 I normally work from home and don’t leave the apartment more than twice a week. So what makes the Camp Corona “Self-Isolation as Writer’s Retreat” shtick different my regular everyday life? We’re currently provisioned well enough that I could skip going out at all for 3, possibly 4 weeks. That’s less […]

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The Last Trip Outside

Welcome of Camp Corona, my personal writer’s retreat rooted in self-isolation due to the global pandemic. I’ve already been writing about what’s going on, from my perspective as an American expat in Central Finland. This is apparently going to go on for a while, so I decided the series needed a catchy name. Day 0 […]