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Friday, March 20, 2020

Watchin' Paint Clothes Dry

Day 141 - Days are a bit more predictable now that there's hardly a thing going on around here. Today we got up at 7:45 am, flipped on the TV news, took our blood pressure, and made coffee (for me) & tea (for Jay). Part of my breakfast in Kuala Lumpur always involves having three slices of banana bread rather than toast. It comes in long thin loaves and is popular in the supermarkets. Yada, Yada. The rest of the morning rituals continued.

Watchin' the Clothes Dry

I do a load of wash each day because whenever returning from outside we wash what we were wearing. So hanging things on the portable rack on the balcony is another KL routine. After, we went to the large supermarket which is just across the road this morning. There are no empty shelves around here even though I keep seeing COVID-19 related shortages in other countries in the media.

Jay always creates a yummy meal for lunch. We eat as we do everywhere, with a little rice surrounded by curries, vegetables, and chicken or fish. All the spices he uses are, of course, available in Malaysia. We are only a few degrees above the equator in an area that helped kickstart trade in spices during the 15th century.

At the end of our nap, I heard a ding from my phone and saw on my Mi Band it was from EVA Air. It was an email that simply said that our flight from Kuala Lumpur to Taiwan had been cancelled. It didn't say anything about our onward flight. I called our local KL EVA Air office, and after waiting to get through, we made slight changes.

Rather than April 2nd, we've moved up the date by a few days. We have the same flight number and timings but will leave here and get to Vancouver on March 31st. That is unless things change again! LOL


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