Your flight is cancelled

Well - that's never good. I flew to St. Louis Feb. 1 to welcome a new employee to our St. Louis office. There were rumblings of a winter storm and some encouragement to avoid "unnecessary travel." Eh...heard that before in the Midwest. And this was a new employee who would arrive at our office without … Continue reading Your flight is cancelled

Welcome, 2022

Baby, it's COVID* outside. What a depressing New Year's Day post. We are 650+ days in to the COVID health pandemic. Here's where we stand: Cases and deaths: Worldwide: 287M cases; 5.43M deathsUnited States: 54.2M cases; 823,000 deathsKansas: 520,000; 7,030 deathsSedgwick County: 96,411; 1,103 deaths Perspective: Two years ago, the majority of Americans had never … Continue reading Welcome, 2022

Christmas Eve – Christmas Day 2021

Christmas Eve was a nice dinner with Oma and Papa at Larkspur in Old Town. The restaurant had quite a few other families also enjoying their day-before-Christmas dinner. Christmas Day we were out the door by 9 a.m., a similar day to Christmas 2020. We were headed to middle of nowhere Kansas, and since we … Continue reading Christmas Eve – Christmas Day 2021

Cheney disc golf

The last time we were here was May 2, 2020 during the height of the pandemic (sadly we are still battling this health emergency). We first visited in April 2020 - we came to walk some trails and didn't realize there was a disc golf course. The hustle and bustle of the holidays has started.... … Continue reading Cheney disc golf

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)