Thresholds

On Wednesday April 1st, I woke up to the news that Muttrah had been identified as the epicenter of COVID-19 in Oman and would accordingly be isolated from the rest of the country until further notice. The souq had already been closed, but now all shops and restaurants would be closed except the pharmacy, Muttrah … More Thresholds

50 Days in Muttrah

Fifty days ago, I woke up to the news that my neighborhood Muttrah had been identified as the epicenter of COVID-19 in Oman and thus would be isolated from the rest of the country until the situation improves. At that time, on April 1st,  172 cases of the novel coronavirus had been reported in Oman, … More 50 Days in Muttrah

March Updates

Hello Everyone! I apologize (once again) for the long gap between blog posts. First, let me assure you that I am healthy, happy, and safe here in Oman. Like much of the world, we are now living with numerous social distancing practices to delay the spread of COVID-19. For instance, all churches, mosques, gyms, parks, … More March Updates