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 a school sporting event in 2020

Remember in 2019 how easy it was to attend a school sporting event? You might buy a school pass or pay at the gate. You picked up a roster and went and sat in the stands. You might go to the concession stand, and after the game, you could go onto the field and congratulate … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – how to go to a school sporting event in 2020