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,…
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
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.
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).