Djibouti Jones COVID19 Diary

Djibouti Jones COVID19 Diary

By Rachel Jones
Day by day brief updates from Djibouti during the coronavirus pandemic.
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March 18, 2020. It's Here

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March 31. The Only COVID19 Playlist You Need
Yesterday's episode was for crying. Today's is for dancing. Or crying. Or laughing. I made a Spotify playlist that has it all. Listen to this super short episode to hear early feedback (from people with much better musical taste than me) on the song choices and then: You can listen on Spotify here. It is called Rachel Pieh Jones COVID19. (you will need a VPS to listen) Find more Djibouti Jones http://www.djiboutijones.com Find my book Stronger than Death https://amzn.to/2ycU15H And the rest of my books: Finding Home, Welcome to Djibouti, and Djiboutilicious.  https://payhip.com/rachelpiehjones  Use the coupon code: quarantine to get 50% off. Find the opening song and more of Stephanie Sweet’s music https://soundcloud.com/stephanie-tama-sweet
02:09
March 31, 2020
March 30. Evacuating Expats
This episode is raw and vulnerable. I recorded it while crying, through tears. Evacuating expatriates is so emotional and I can't keep mine from spilling over. There is no comparison in hard things, but there are some challenges unique to each individual hard thing. Find more Djibouti Jones http://www.djiboutijones.com Find my book Stronger than Death https://amzn.to/2ycU15H And the rest of my books: Finding Home, Welcome to Djibouti, and Djiboutilicious.  https://payhip.com/rachelpiehjones  Use the coupon code: quarantine to get 50% off. Find the opening song and more of Stephanie Sweet’s music https://soundcloud.com/stephanie-tama-sweet
06:57
March 30, 2020
March 29. How Expat Families Stay in Touch
Shared experiences are a significant part of developing connections. How do you do that across the planet? Or across the street, during a pandemic? Take some advice from a family that knows how to do it based on 17 years of experience. Find more Djibouti Jones at www.djiboutijones.com Find my book Stronger than Death And the rest of my books, Finding Home, Welcome to Djibouti, and Djiboutilicious.  Use the coupon code: quarantine to get 50% off. Find the opening song and more of Stephanie Sweet's amazing music
07:55
March 29, 2020
March 28. Somali Resources for Kids (and adults)
What has the local government done so far? From what I see, they are doing a good job. And, I introduce you to one of my favorite Somali language learning resources, Sam of Somalia. Check out his YouTube channel here and his brand-new (we were the literal first people on the page) resource for kids. Find more Djibouti Jones here. Find my book Stronger than Death here. And the rest of my books, Finding Home, Welcome to Djibouti, and Djiboutilicious here.  Use the coupon code: quarantine to get 50% off. Find the opening song and more of Stephanie Sweet's amazing music here.
07:22
March 28, 2020
March 27. 11 Ways to Wipe Your Dji-Booty Without Toilet Paper
Are you out of TP? No problem! Take some tips from those of us who live in Dji-booty.  Find more Djibouti Jones here. Find the opening song and more of Stephanie Sweet's amazing music here.
05:42
March 27, 2020
March 26. What about Cancer?
Djibouti ramps up the shut-down but there are still significant anomalies specific to local culture. And I answer the question: "Am I worried about my cancer while during this time?" Find more Djibouti Jones here. Find the opening song and more of Stephanie Sweet's amazing music here.
09:55
March 26, 2020
March 25. Where is Home for Expats During a Crisis?
Djibouti has more positive cases of COVID19 today. I wrestle with the concept of home. Plus, some of Djibouti's sounds, the sounds of home here. Find more Djibouti Jones here. Find the opening song and more of Stephanie Sweet's amazing music here.
08:50
March 25, 2020
March 24. The Goodnesses
People are good and do beautiful things for each other. And, we call the emergency health line. Find more Djibouti Jones here. Find the opening song and more of Stephanie Sweet's amazing music here.
07:48
March 24, 2020
March 23. Just Kidding. It Came Back.
Things change. So.Fast. Golfing with camels and then a disease. We are bracing ourselves. Find more Djibouti Jones here. Find the opening song and more of Stephanie Sweet's amazing music here.
06:31
March 23, 2020
March 22. COVID19 Has Left Djibouti.
There was a case of COVID19 and now there isn't. Where did it go? Plus, I interview my daughter for a teenage perspective on the coronavirus. Spoiler alert: she's awesome. Find more Djibouti Jones here. Find the opening song and more of Stephanie Sweet's amazing music here.
07:33
March 22, 2020
March 21, 2020. Do We Stay or Do We Go?
Today's travel advisory is upsetting and Krispy Kreme comes to Djibouti, except even better. We made the world's best donuts with this recipe from The Pioneer Woman. Find more Djibouti Jones here. Find the opening song and more of Stephanie Sweet's amazing music here.
05:15
March 22, 2020
March 20, 2020. What IS Hoarding? Plus, a car accident
How much of something constitutes hoarding? What items get hoarded most? Will they be used it not needed for this crisis? Plus, I had a car accident today and it was especially terrifying now. Why, exactly? Find more Djibouti Jones here. Find Stephanie Sweet's amazing music here.
07:01
March 22, 2020
March 19, 2020. We Know How to Take Care of Each Other
Now that COVID19 is confirmed in Djibouti, I share a little bit about what Djiboutians are saying. Personally, I found it quite convicting. Find more Djibouti Jones here. Find Stephanie Sweet's amazing music here.
06:32
March 22, 2020
March 18, 2020. It's Here
Today Djibouti moved from Level 0 to Level 1. Plus, I have a headache. Find more Djibouti Jones here. Find Stephanie Sweet's amazing music here.
07:50
March 22, 2020
Djibouti Jones COVID19 Diary: March 17, 2020. Connected.
What does it feel like to watch and wait and wonder and hold our breath...? Find more Djibouti Jones here. Find Stephanie Sweet's amazing music here.
07:45
March 22, 2020