our adventures

Alberta in Autumn

Kirby and I travelled to Alberta to visit his parents at the end of September. It was a quick trip, only three nights, and we didn’t know what to expect … Continue reading

October 31, 2021 · Leave a comment

2021: a pandemic odyssey

The truth is, I’ve been planning to write this blog post for months now, but it never seemed like I had enough to say. Today, I dumped all of the … Continue reading

September 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

8th annual Christmas baking

That’s right, pandemic be damned, we kept the tradition alive. And like everything else in 2020, we did it over zoom. We simplified our plans a little and kept to … Continue reading

December 22, 2020 · 1 Comment

A Pandemic Blog Post

It dawned on me a few months ago that this blog had turned into a travel blog. That was never the intention but, I suppose, travel does seem like a … Continue reading

August 1, 2020 · 2 Comments


At the beginning of February I travelled to Putrajaya, Malaysia for work. Despite having never travelled to Malaysia before, I didn’t add on any vacation time for this trip. Part … Continue reading

February 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

7th annual Christmas baking

In early December Sylvie and I were at it again. We started by getting ourselves organized. We had decided to make two kinds of meringues which both called for caster … Continue reading

December 21, 2019 · 1 Comment

A Winter Vacation in August

I was back in Chile in August for work and this time Kirby came along! We flew to Santiago and spent one day checking out the city. We didn’t have … Continue reading

September 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Geneva, Annecy, and Montevideo

June was a busy month. For the second time this year I had back-to-back meetings on different continents. My first week away I was back in Geneva. This was my … Continue reading

July 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

I went to Geneva (Chamonix), too!

In early March I tagged along with Gab on one of her many work trips to Geneva. Unlike her, though, my focus would not be on standards. Also, George wanted … Continue reading

April 7, 2019 · 1 Comment

I went to Chile!

At the end of February I was sent to Santiago Chile for a week of meetings. Luckily, I was able to add two and a half days to the trip … Continue reading

March 15, 2019 · Leave a comment