Thanksgiving 2021

SundayAdam arrived home on Sunday for the week - Woot! MondayNo school for Zach. I worked. The boys played disc golf at Oak Park and Cessna West Park. TuesdayNo work for me. The boys played disc golf again, this time at Cowskin in Colwich. Adam spent the night at a friend's house and Zach went … Continue reading Thanksgiving 2021

Bye bye 2020

We rounded out 2020 quietly, as did half the nation. Celebrations were low-key as many watched the new year roll in sitting on their couches with their families. The few days after Christmas we Zoomed with the Hilgers, the boys played more disc golf and I caught up with my friends from college on a … Continue reading Bye bye 2020

#COVIDchaos – Christmas day

"Watch out for buffalo poop" is not something we typically say on Christmas day. But this is Christmas 2020 so things are weird. We can't have our normal fun celebrations with family and friends (well, we could, but health experts don't recommend it). What does that mean for Christmas day? Disc golf at Clover Cliff … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – Christmas day

#COVIDchaos – Christmas eve

An ornament to remember Christmas 2020, made by my sister.This year, health officials recommend celebrating the holidays with your family group in small gatherings, wearing masks and staying 6 feet apart. #HappyPandemicChristmas everyone! 😷 Here's the latest stats: COVID cases worldwide have reached 80.5 million, 19 million in the United States (more than 332,000 deaths), … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – Christmas eve

#COVIDchaos – Illuminations holiday lights

Each winter, Botanica Gardens transforms its grounds into a spectacular display of more than 2 million lights. We usually go with my parents and whomever else is in town. Because of the pandemic, the process was a little different this year and included a drive thru and a walk thru option with limited, timed tickets … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – Illuminations holiday lights