Sheltering on the move: Me in front of my RV in August in Mesa Verde National Park in southwestern Colorado

This is life as a nomad in the time of coronavirus.

Today, my cell phone buzzed about the new shelter-at-home order just as I was stepping out of the shower at my friends’ house in the mountains near Yosemite.

I listen to the news, so I knew there would be a mandate by the state of California to combat the spread of COVID-19 announced today. I was happy to comply. I had enough toilet paper and…