Reminiscing: Christmas in the field, 2011

As I’m winding down my Christmas Eve and eager to begin a long winter’s nap here in San Diego, I’m going over some fond memories of holiday seasons past.  Particularly remarkable was the Christmas holiday I enjoyed in the Philippines in 2011, starting with my research team’s absolutely joyful end-of-season/beginning-of-Christmas-vacation party, and my sister and my various vacation frolicks around the Philippines.  Here’s the original blog post, including our memorable evening witnessing the miracle of life during an overnight stay on a tiny island in Honda Bay:

Wishing everyone a joyous, peaceful, and contemplative holiday season!


our traveling christmas tree