#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

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 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