• An Executive Order and Testosterone

    An Executive Order and Testosterone

    This is part 1 of a series focusing on transgender women in sport. An executive order and the stickiness of testosterone. According to my Twitter feed, we live in a time where systemic injustices abound and are said to require convoluted societal re-engineering to correct. Interestingly, the same individuals discovering injustices around every corner, also act as if complex and stubborn disparities produced by biological systems can be eliminated with a nod from a physician. Fortunately for the rest of us, biological maturation produces many persistent characteristics. Enter executive orders, the transgender sport debate, and the source of all evil,…

  • Thailand


    After two and half years we were finally able to escape to Thailand without being locked up for 2 weeks when returning to Taiwan. Thailand was #1 on the wife’s “to visit” list and it did not disappoint. We stayed at The Tubkaak Krabi Boutique Resort in a quiet little area on the Krabi coast. The “resort” was gorgeous, the food was incredible and the staff couldn’t have been friendlier. Tubkaak also served as a great home base to explore the water, islands and mountains in the region. We are looking forward to another visit. Check out the map at…

  • Xiaoliuqiu for a Few Days

    Xiaoliuqiu for a Few Days

    Last week we finally made it off the main island for the first time in almost 2 years. While we didn’t go far, it was nice to get out of Taipei and explore the island and waters of Xiaoliuqiu.

  • Heading Home

    Heading Home

    None of us were ready to leave Chisang, including Murph & Ko. But on the way back we made a couple of fun stops; one being the Qingshui Cliff. We have been to cliff a couple of times, but it’s always worth a visit. And in our experience, almost guaranteed to see monkeys (no pics unfortunately).