It was about two and a half years coming, but we finally got back a little of what COVID stole from us in 2020. Not nearly what we originally planned … Read more

Gone, but never forgotten

Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened. — Dr. Seuss It had been nearly nine years since I experienced this. Not only had I forgotten the intensity of … Read more

2021: marginally better than 2020

As I contemplated writing a journal post again over the past few days, it occurred to me that I couldn’t remember when I last wrote anything. Checking my site, it … Read more

2020: the bad, the worse and the ugly

Reviewing accomplishments for 2020 would be somewhat pointless. In a year defined by a global viral pandemic, when doomscrolling became a thing, celebratory moments were few and far between. However, … Read more

A digestive year from hell

Digestion is a topic that many people don’t like to discuss. Well, I’m going to talk about it because 2020 has been a gastrointestinal (GI) annus horribilis, and yet I’ve … Read more