Tag: COVID-19

The Corona Incident

Corona- This escape from the the most dense, dithering, and deadly area hit by the pandemic came about as I pieced together imaginative fragments of mind and memory. For years I’d kept New Mexico in my back pocket as not…

All Joplin, No Janis

Joplin- After back to back Coronas, I posted up in southwestern Missouri for a few nights to gather my thoughts before heading further south and west. My night drive from Springfield, “Queen City of the¬†Ozarks,”¬† was a white knuckle affair.…

Crown of the Ozarks

Corona- I departed Memphis toward West Memphis once again to find Corona, this time in southern Missouri’s green, quiet Ozarks region, A convoluted series of rural roadways led me to yet another back of beyond situated in Oregon County that…

Coronita (Little Corona)

Corona- As mentioned in the previous post, I realised it made way more sense to go to Corona, Tennessee as a stand alone day trip from Memphis mostly based on that virtually no data existed on Google about the place…

Driving in Memphis

Memphis- After the family Civil War bucket list adventure in Chattanooga, I began my westward journey in earnest. My next planned stop was Corona but I decided to cool down in Memphis for a few days after so much relentless…

“No Mask, No Gas”

Moorestown- Finally venturing outside New York since the crisis began in earnest (which I’m dating as 16 March when at 20h (8pm) when non-essential businesses were forced to shutter) my friend and I stopped for fuel in southern New Jersey…

Travels on the Corona Highway

Corona- As the Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) seemingly surged into New York City in early 2020, I began plotting an escape route knowing that my densely populated, under educated neighbourhood would be among the most vulnerable in the city, if not…