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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

6th annual Christmas baking

In early December, we were back at it again. This year was particularly exciting because we were going to make something we’ve been talking about making since our first annual … Continue reading

December 20, 2018 · Leave a comment