I’ll be honest here, my level of tolerance for this COVID-19 situation -all of it- is critically low. I desperately want my old level of freedom, and my old life, back. Obviously we will come out of this changed, but first we need to be let out. I’m tapping in to stores of patience I […]Read More be totally selfish today!
What a time to be alive, huh!? If you ask me, this is an excellent time to be an explorer. Wait, what? We’re sheltering in place while a pandemic illness sweeps the globe. We’ve been at it for a month and there’s no end in sight. I know. In Poland we aren’t even allowed to […]Read More Explore your interests: Nothing makes you feel better than learning a new skill
I think it was my microbiology professor at Loyola who said something along the lines of, “microbes will be the end of us…take over the world and make us go extinct”. Or something like that. Scary, huh? Do I think that COVID-19 is the end of the road for humanity? No, no, no. I absolutely […]Read More Reporting from Poland while maintaining social distance
Days 7-10: We arrived in Paris via two loops around the Arc de Triomphe on day seven of our 14 day road trip. Loop one for fun, loop two to make our exit. (catch up on days 1-3.5 here and days 3.5-6 here) It wasn’t a far drive (only like 3-ish hours) from Bayeux, the […]Read More Euro Road trip family edition Part Three: four days in perfect Paris.
We took our Christmas tree down on January 12 this year. Normally that would have felt like an eternity beyond Christmas and the New Year, but in Poland I’ve been told its not uncommon for Christmas trees to be left up until February and sure enough, our neighbors still turn their outside holiday lights on […]Read More Happy New Year!