College visit

While kid #1 recently finalized his college situation, kid #2 is just starting to think about future plans. So we headed up to Kansas State University with Zach and a friend who was also interested in K-State. Neither of the boys have an idea of what they want to study, so we listened to the … Continue reading College visit

11th annual family ski trip, take 2 (the actual skiing)

March 16 We survived #snowmageddon2021 and finally made it to Avon. This would have been our 12th annual ski trip, but we weren't able to go last year because of COVID. This year, we stayed in a little condo, a five minute shuttle ride from the slopes. Well, actually it's a five minute ride to … Continue reading 11th annual family ski trip, take 2 (the actual skiing)

11th annual family ski trip, take 2 (getting there)

This would have been the 12th annual trip, but #COVIDchaos prevented us from going last year. So it's the 11th annual, take 2. Little did we know we'd end up stuck in #snowmageddon2021 in Denver. Saturday, March 13There was some rumblings of a snowstorm that was going to hit Denver late Saturday night - Sunday … Continue reading 11th annual family ski trip, take 2 (getting there)

Back to club soccer

It's been about a year since I last attended a club soccer game. The last was with Adam in Dallas in mid-February 2020, right before all hell broke loose. We headed to Kansas City for our first league games. Despite the vaccine rolling out, there's still lingering issues involving masks and COVID. At first, the … Continue reading Back to club soccer

February’s polar vortex

February started out okay, and then all of a sudden it got cold. Like really cold. Historic Arctic outbreak brings dangerous cold, snow and ice to central and southern U.S. reports the Washington Post. And from CBS news, Polar vortex brings most extreme winter weather in years. Friday, Feb. 12The "feels like" temperature was -15. … Continue reading February’s polar vortex