🇺🇸 Online Opportunities in Strict Quarantine

Murrieta, California, USA: Due to Covid-19, I have been in strict quarantine due to the fact that I live with my grandmother who is immunosuppressed and diabetic, has rheumatoid arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome, and fibromyalgia. I help her with household chores including cleaning the house, cooking, doing laundry, putting groceries away, and anything else sheContinue reading “🇺🇸 Online Opportunities in Strict Quarantine”

🇺🇸 A Time of Self Discovery

Menifee, California, USA: Throughout this entire pandemic, I would consider my perspective to be one of privilege, and I am grateful to say that no one in my family has had coronavirus. However, the experience I have had is one that will stay with me for quite some time. With the removal of daily structuresContinue reading “🇺🇸 A Time of Self Discovery”

🇺🇸 Growth and Insight

Murrieta, California, USA: The hardest part of this has been the inability to interact and socialize with some of my friends, and then losing friends due to the distance over the pandemic. Where I live, the rules are supposed to be mask on everywhere except when doing outdoor activities when alone, and business shutdowns forContinue reading “🇺🇸 Growth and Insight”

🇺🇸 Finding Balance in Quarantine

Murrieta, California, USA: When quarantine began, I had recently turned 17. Tomorrow I will be 18. It has become really challenging for me to accept that I will be an adult tomorrow when I never had the chance to be 17. At first, I spent quarantine 3D printing face shields for my community, but eventuallyContinue reading “🇺🇸 Finding Balance in Quarantine”

🇺🇸 Speed-Cubing Through Quarantine

Murrieta, California, USA: COVID has been really fun for me. I am still bored occasionally, but school keeps me busy, and then it becomes nice to have the luxury of boredom. I pass time by trying out new things. My family has been watching a lot of movies lately, and I have taken up speed-cubingContinue reading “🇺🇸 Speed-Cubing Through Quarantine”

🇺🇸 Following the Rules in Quarantine

Murrieta, California, USA: In my area, the rules were put into place in mid-March, as that was when we no longer went to physical school. My parents immediately went out to many stores to stock up on large quantities of pasta, rice and canned foods and for toilet paper (for both my family and myContinue reading “🇺🇸 Following the Rules in Quarantine”

🇺🇸 New Skills in Quarantine

Murrieta, California, USA: Hello! My name is Kaiya and I am from Murrieta, California. Covid 19 has had many effects on my life. I have been doing school from home since March, I don’t mind it as much as many of the other students across America, but it is a different kind of stressful! One ofContinue reading “🇺🇸 New Skills in Quarantine”

🇺🇸 Reflecting on a Year with Coronavirus

Murrieta, California, USA: It’s surreal to think that COVID-19 has been around for over a year. I remember hearing about it last December, when cases were popping up in Wuhan China. I think I felt the virus’s presence sooner than most Americans because I have family in Taiwan. When my aunt, uncle, and little cousinContinue reading “🇺🇸 Reflecting on a Year with Coronavirus”