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

Bali Travel Refugees

Much like our surprise week in Perth, we didn’t expect to go to Bali, or Indonesia at all, on this trip. What we experienced we loved, even if it ended … Read more

Perth & Rottnest Island

Not originally on our itinerary, we ended up in Perth for a week when we began to change our travel plans due to COVID-19. It’s a really nice place, and … Read more