Covid-19 update #2

Covid-19 update #2

The last few weeks have been a bit hectic and chaotic for us.  We were initially leaning towards heading back to the states after several conversations with our families in the US and powers that be at P’s employer.  The more we thought about it the more sense it made...
Covid-19 in SA

Covid-19 in SA

Quick update At this point, South Africa has less than 70 confirmed cases of Covid-19, so it’s a week or so behind the US, which is a week or so behind Europe. But the government has announced some pretty severe travel restrictions, so that should help slow the...

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas

Well, I guess it’s more appropriate to say I was dreaming of a white Christmas. So we headed back to The States for the holidays. Normally we would connect through Europe or the middle east, but United Airlines decided to start a seasonal flight between Newark,...
Water update

Water update

RAIN!!!!   OMG. So Much Rain. The official government measures have us at 77.7% water levels in the reservoirs as of August 7th. It looks like everyone is still using less than their allotment of water per day, which is certainly helping the overall situation....
Whirlwind tour of the states

Whirlwind tour of the states

We spent the majority of May in The States on a West coast to East coast tour.  We started in California and ended in New Jersey 3 weeks later. Along the way we enjoyed time with friends and family and got to enjoy some of the food we had been craving....
Fynbos and death

Fynbos and death

  When we were back in the states a few months ago we brought some small gifts for friends. One such gift was a bottle of Cape Fynbos Gin.  Our friend is a master gardener in Madison, WI and we knew she’d be thrilled by the concept and the label art....