#COVIDchaos weeks 13-14

June 1-13As of June 13, there were 7.4 million cases worldwide, 2.1 million in the U.S, 11,047 in Kansas and 715 in Sedgwick County. The U.S. is opening up after 13 weeks of stay-at-home orders, drive-thru only, working from home, virtual school, and toilet paper shortages. I'll probably stop writing my weekly posts, since things … Continue reading #COVIDchaos weeks 13-14

Summer prom

Lots of things were cancelled during the pandemic, including prom, which is disappointing to some certain high school students. You may remember we had ordered Adam's tux on March 14, before "stay-at-home orders" became part of our regular vocabulary. We never did pick it up - because, ya know, coronavirus. The store was not an … Continue reading Summer prom

#COVIDchaos week 12

May 26 - May 31 This week, the Governor pulled back her original "phased in reopening plan" and decided to leave it up to each individual county to ease restrictions. Several counties, (including ours) lifted all restrictions and opened everything up without limitations on capacity. While the county has suggested recommendations, there is nothing enforceable. … Continue reading #COVIDchaos week 12

#COVIDchaos week 9

May 4-May 10 (Days 41-47) The weather is starting to stay consistently nice and warm. This is salvia that is in our front yard - it always has such a vibrant purple color. We've still been spending time out on the deck...especially when it's sunny and NOT windy. 💨 We are slowly trying to get … Continue reading #COVIDchaos week 9

#COVIDchaos week 8

I forgot to check on Monday, but as of Tuesday, April 28, there were 3.11M+ cases worldwide, 1.03M+ in the U.S., 3,491 in Kansas and 351 in Sedgwick County. Coronavirus testing continues to be a hot topic. There are not enough tests, and having tests available is still months off. There's also talk of "tracing" … Continue reading #COVIDchaos week 8