#COVIDchaos – how to go to school in 2020

As of September 19, there are 30.6 million COVID-19 cases worldwide, 6.75 million in the United States, 53,396 in Kansas, 7,972 cases in Sedgwick County. There have been 953,000 deaths worldwide and 198,000 in the United States. Going to school BC (before COVID)For the past 11 and 12 years, my boys have been "going to … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – how to go to school in 2020

#COVIDchaos – first day of school

Class of 2021 and 2022!Pre-pandemic, the first day of school was Aug. 12. During the coronavirus pandemic, that day got pushed three weeks to Sept. 8. New school supply this year: masks. Today's first day is only for kids who chose the hybrid option, and whose last names start with A-L. The hybrid option is … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – first day of school

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

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 11

Monday, May 18 More outside time on the deck... BFF's. Tuesday, May 19 On Tuesday, Governor Kelly eased restrictions a bit more, allowing museums, bowling alleys, movie theaters, casinos, arcades and trampoline parks to open. You can now meet in groups of 15 and organized sports are allowed. Health clubs can restart group exercise classes, … Continue reading #COVIDchaos week 11