Forced family fun – voting early!

In my lifetime, there has never been an election as important as this one. As the past four years have shown, voting matters. Local, state and national leaders matter. Our oldest turned 18 this year, so we scheduled a "forced family fun" day - early voting! A trip to the polls! We did sweeten the … Continue reading Forced family fun – voting early!

Because, Internet will explain why you text the way you do

Nerd alert. I just read Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language, and now I know why my teens made fun of me for using punctuation in texts. I also learned that typography has a tone of voice, punctuation can be ironic and periods can be passive aggressive. New technologies (like the internet or … Continue reading Because, Internet will explain why you text the way you do

#COVIDchaos – Camry and the Cowskin disc golf course

We were on our way to the Colwich disc golf course. Until the Camry decided to overheat. Luckily, we had already decided to drive two cars, in case Scott had to leave early for a last minute work thing. The Camry is 22 years old, so overheating is not that big of a surprise. The … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – Camry and the Cowskin disc golf course

#COVIDchaos – how to go to school in 2020

As of September 19, there are 30.6 million COVID-19 cases worldwide, 6.75 million in the United States, 53,396 in Kansas, 7,972 cases in Sedgwick County. There have been 953,000 deaths worldwide and 198,000 in the United States. Going to school BC (before COVID)For the past 11 and 12 years, my boys have been "going to … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – how to go to school in 2020