Collegiate Kickoff – Emporia

ESU hosted its first collegiate disc golf tournament this year. It attracted 70+ players representing 19 teams from 9 universities. We were able to spend the day at the tournament (well, I was. Scott had to leave early to referee a soccer game in Newton.) Lisa, Grammy and Ted also came for half the day. … Continue reading Collegiate Kickoff – Emporia

Emporia State University disc golf team

Kid #2 made the inaugural Emporia State University Disc Golf team! He doesn't like the picture below, but it's the one the school used in the announcement on Instagram. In July, ESU announced the formation of the first-ever competitive disc golf team at the school. It is coached by Eric McCabe, a world champion professional … Continue reading Emporia State University disc golf team

Fireplace in your home

Virtual coziness. Why am I so enamored with the looping video of a crackling fire? Especially when we're still experiencing summer temperatures? Turns out the crackling sound paired with the dancing glowing flames has a calming effect. It soothes us and helps focus. It can elevate the effects of mindfullness and wellbeing, and lowers blood … Continue reading Fireplace in your home

September 11, 2022

I tried to listen to this book this year. I thought after 21 years, I would be able to get through it. I managed to make it about a third of the way through before I had to stop. After more than two decades, it's still unbelievable, terrifying and sad. I don’t know anyone who … Continue reading September 11, 2022