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Carolina in my mind

We changed the scenery. Some time ago, my wife, Alison, and I talked about what to do. I worked my full-time job remotely, she ran her businesses remotely, the kids were in school remotely, and the confinement of home due to the pandemic felt, well, confining. The walls hadn’t physically closed in on us, but some days, it sure felt like it. Six months of this isolation. Mercy, it could be six more, maybe even a year, before this pandemic...

Traveling in a time of COVID. Seriously

“You know what I regret?” my wife, Alison, asked me a few weeks ago. She was in full sales pitch mode, knowing that her target customer (me) would be skeptical of buying. And she was about to go for the Hail Mary. “We didn’t go when we had the chance, and I’ve regretted that ever since,” she said. Alison was laying out the case for a dramatic change in our lives and the lives of our three children. We’ve been...