The Small Things I Do to Help the Environment (And How They’ve Mostly Backfired)

It’s Earth Day! I hope you all can go outside and enjoy the planet’s outdoorsy joys. While social distancing is going pretty well here for us in Algiers, I am sorely missing trees and hikes. There’s one hike I know of in Algiers, and all the entrances to that trail are closed. I’ve been averaging […]

We Had the Choice to Leave, but We’re Staying in Algiers

So things have changed a bit since my last post on the Coronavirus situation in Algeria. The number of detected Coronavirus in the country cases keeps rising – it’s currently at about 700 — and the mood feels different. Way fewer people on the streets, and about one-third of those I see are wearing face […]