Social distancing Sunday – Chase Fishing Lake and Waterfalls

Today, our social distancing Sunday was just me, Scott and Ali. The boys were in Winfield playing in a dics golf tournament. After the tournament, they played at the Cherry Street Park course and on the way home, stopped by a course in Oxford, KS The three of us went north to Chase State Lake … Continue reading Social distancing Sunday – Chase Fishing Lake and Waterfalls

#COVIDchaos – back to remote learning

Welp. Our hybrid in-person learning lasted nine weeks. When we went back to school after our six month "spring break" (after a three week delay), our area's COVID positivity rate was around 5%. Now it's over 20%. We will be learning remotely until at least Thanksgiving, and then reassess the situation. Update Nov. 24: At … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – back to remote learning

2020 high school soccer season

Our high school soccer season ended with a heartbreaking loss during our regional games. In an overtime game against our district rival, we lost by one goal Sounds about right for the year 2020... 😩 We had hoped to make it to state for the third year in a row, but are happy the boys … Continue reading 2020 high school soccer season

October snow

What the what? It's October 26 and the "feels like" temperature outside is 12 degrees. There's snow on the ground and we got our first snow day ... sorta.How does a snow day work when kids only "got to school" two days a week? You get an email from the school that says "...students scheduled … Continue reading October snow

Forced family fun – voting early!

In my lifetime, there has never been an election as important as this one. As the past four years have shown, voting matters. Local, state and national leaders matter. Our oldest turned 18 this year, so we scheduled a "forced family fun" day - early voting! A trip to the polls! We did sweeten the … Continue reading Forced family fun – voting early!