Senior night 2020

Welp. There's a high school senior in the house. Years ago, it seemed like a long way off, but like the saying goes, "the days are long but the years are short." My dad took the picture above during the game. That's my senior, standing on the sidelines by the coach. With the sunset, it's … Continue reading Senior night 2020

#COVIDchaos – Social distancing Friday

Since COVID-19 seems to be lingering... I'll still continue my #COVIDchaos posts. We were doing lots of these little trips in the spring during the weekend. When summer arrived, we didn't get out as much because Ali can't take the heat. I had the day off... so it seemed like a good time to go.Visiting … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – Social distancing Friday

#COVIDchaos – when will school start?

By now, I thought we'd be on the downhill from the #COVIDchaos, but here we are at more than four million cases in the United States and 144,000+ deaths. And we can't seem to get this under control. This graphic tells a grim story: My community finally passed a mask mandate on July 3. But … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – when will school start?

Summer jobs in 2020

We embarrassed our kids last year by showing up at their summer job or posting their volunteer work. Why stop now? Our youngest works at McAlister's deli in the kitchen, assembling sides, spuds and salads, and scooping up soups. Masks, gloves and non-slip shoes required, plus a temperature check when you arrive for your shift. … Continue reading Summer jobs in 2020