May 2021 Update

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Early in the month, Holly and I both passed our two week mark after getting our second vaccine shot meaning that we are fully vaccinated. We spent a good part of the month venturing out to reengage with the world. … Continued

March 2021 Update

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Thanks to the change of weather, March was a better month than we’ve had for a while. Not only have we enjoyed the warmed days and extra daylight, but March ended with some really good news: both Holly and I … Continued

February 2021 Update

Not surprisingly, February was another quite month of riding out both winter and the pandemic. As with everyone, Holly and I are looking forward to nicer weather and to eventually getting vaccinated. Things seem to be progressing particularly slowly in … Continued

January 2021 Update

After the relative excitement of December with Holly’s birthday, Christmas, and our winter break, January settled back into the ongoing peace and quiet of our self-isolation. Heading back to work after break was a bit of a tough transition, but … Continued

December 2020 Update

The year ended the same way most of the year transpired, with a fairly quiet month. It’s hard to believe we’re now past the 9 month mark of self-isolation. As with many people, I’m glad to see 2020 end. I … Continued

November 2020 Update

November began the way October ended as Holly and I enjoyed the last day of Staycation and the Philadelphia Film Festival. We finished the festival by watching The Big Hit, which I noted as among my favorites of the festival … Continued

September 2020 Update

I think my big news for September is actually about October. I found out that there will be a Philadelphia Film Festival this year which has been great for my mood. Although it will be mostly virtual (and, actually, entirely … Continued

August 2020 Update

August continued the pandemic trend of quiet months. Although some restrictions in Philadelphia have been lifted, we are erring on the side of caution and still staying in as much as possible. Outdoor dining has been permitted at restaurants for … Continued