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Re-Opening of Malaysia and Scanning Everywhere

Source: cottonbro on Pexels I don’t even know where to begin, really. The last time I blogged here was early June when we (my siblings and I) were clearing out some old stuff cramping up inside of my parents’ loft. That felt like just yesterday but here we are…nearing the end of June 2020. Time doesn’t just fly. It is giving me whiplash. It’s strange, though, for me, because this was ( is ) the year my kids are supposed to be entering college, stepping into the new world, getting their driving licenses, flapping their kid-adult wings, flexing their  human-ing  muscles…whatever you call it.  And yet, we’re still in partial lockdown.  I have to say that Malaysia’s done an exceptional job (touch wood and more wood) so far in containing this virus. As frustrated and angry and PMS as we Malaysians can get about not being allowed to step out of the house and required to cover our faces like we’re robbers, we know it’s the right thing to do.  Some of the shops are open again

When Words and Silence Matter - Happy Saturday!

Happy Saturday! I don't usually comment on what's happening in other parts of the world because I don't have all the facts. But sometimes, when something happens and you have enough conviction to feel it warrants a word or two, I think we should say something about it. Image by  Christopher Ross  from  Pixabay Silence is powerful. Where you lend that silence, it grows. And I cannot agree with the use of force, abuse, violence, and power to silence people who stand up for something. ' When the looting starts, the shooting starts '? Man...that's really something. Donald Trump is not my President so, I don't care. In fact, I don't even like my own Prime Minister at the moment. A lot of us have kind of given up trying to figure out what is going on in our country because we can't keep up with it all, partly due to the onslaught of Covid-19. But who on earth compliments himself as much as this man? LOL! He refers to himself in third-pers