Bye bye 1998 Camry

Our 1998 Camry sounds like a go cart and the air conditioner does not perform at full efficiency. It smells like sweaty socks. The inside fake wood interior is faded and peeling. It has a cassette player and a U-haul hitch on the back. The middle console is broken, and you have to physically put … Continue reading Bye bye 1998 Camry

Hawaii: Getting home

How it's going... None of us were thrilled with the red eye flight we took from Honolulu to Denver. We left Hawaii at 8:30 p.m., and were to land in Denver at 7:30 a.m. mountain time. Our trip took an unexpected turn when 30 minutes before we arrived in Denver, Zach passes out in the … Continue reading Hawaii: Getting home

2021 Graduation

It's for real. Adam is a high school graduate! And what a strange senior year with the pandemic still in full swing, temperature checks at the door, mask mandates, not to mention moving from hybrid school to all-virtual, back to hybrid and finally full in-person. He finished strong with being recognized as summa cum laude, … Continue reading 2021 Graduation

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

#COVIDchaos – what we’ve done, what we’ve learned

It's been more than 10 months since my first #COVIDchaos post. This picture is from my first post on March 16, 2020. I really thought I would be done writing about this by now, but here we are. On that first post, I reported there were 560 cases in the United States. Here's the latest … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – what we’ve done, what we’ve learned