Hawaii – summer vacation

We were supposed to go to New York City in summer of 2020. But we don't need to rehash the #fail 2020 was. We originally thought we'd just roll over our trip to summer 2021. But when we had to start making plans in January 2021, things in New York City weren't quite back to … Continue reading Hawaii – summer vacation

11th annual family ski trip, take 2 (the actual skiing)

March 16 We survived #snowmageddon2021 and finally made it to Avon. This would have been our 12th annual ski trip, but we weren't able to go last year because of COVID. This year, we stayed in a little condo, a five minute shuttle ride from the slopes. Well, actually it's a five minute ride to … Continue reading 11th annual family ski trip, take 2 (the actual skiing)

11th annual family ski trip, take 2 (getting there)

This would have been the 12th annual trip, but #COVIDchaos prevented us from going last year. So it's the 11th annual, take 2. Little did we know we'd end up stuck in #snowmageddon2021 in Denver. Saturday, March 13There was some rumblings of a snowstorm that was going to hit Denver late Saturday night - Sunday … Continue reading 11th annual family ski trip, take 2 (getting there)

Buena Vista, CO: summer 2020 trip, social distancing edition

This summer, we had planned to go New York City. Given the state of the COVID-19 pandemic 😷 , New York being the epicenter at one point, Broadway shows cancelled through September, and the Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building still closed, we cancelled our trip. Instead, we planned an "outdoor activity trip" in … Continue reading Buena Vista, CO: summer 2020 trip, social distancing edition

Christmas 2019 – San Francisco

Tuesday, December 24, Christmas Eve United Airlines alerted us via text that the first leg of our flight to San Francisco was delayed. We now departed Wichita at 11 a.m., instead of 9 a.m., which the boys thought was a better time anyway – more time to sleep. Wednesday, December 25, Christmas Day Not much … Continue reading Christmas 2019 – San Francisco