2022 graduation

Everyone in our house is a high school graduate now! There were no COVID protocols, like last year. The students were allowed a walking partner (last year they walked in single file), didn't wear masks and there were no limits on tickets. Kid #2 graduated with several honors including cum laude, National Honor Society, Kansas … Continue reading 2022 graduation

2022 graduation open house

Graduation parties weren't "a thing" when I was a kid, but I guess they are now. We celebrated Zach's high school graduation with a come and go open house. He will be attending Emporia State University in the fall. 🐝 #StingersUp The theme was "sweet success" and se served seven different kinds of cookies (chocolate … Continue reading 2022 graduation open house

Welcome, 2022

Baby, it's COVID* outside. *Unrelated: This is the coldest day yet this winter season. The new year rang in at 30 degrees (feels like 19 with the wind chill). As the day progressed the "feels like temperature" was -10. Getting a little close to February 2021's polar vortex, but not there yet! What a depressing … Continue reading Welcome, 2022

More Christmas – Dec. 26-31

Zach had to work on Dec. 26, so we waited until Dec. 27 to drive up to Kansas City to spend time with Sherry's family and Pam and Ted. We ate lunch with Pam & Ted, left Ali to play with Petey, then went over to Sherry's for dinner. Cousin #2 had tested positive for … Continue reading More Christmas – Dec. 26-31

Christmas Eve – Christmas Day 2021

Christmas Eve was a nice dinner with Oma and Papa at Larkspur in Old Town. The restaurant had quite a few other families also enjoying their day-before-Christmas dinner. Christmas Day we were out the door by 9 a.m., a similar day to Christmas 2020. We were headed to middle of nowhere Kansas, and since we … Continue reading Christmas Eve – Christmas Day 2021