#COVIDchaos – Christmas eve

An ornament to remember Christmas 2020, made by my sister.This year, health officials recommend celebrating the holidays with your family group in small gatherings, wearing masks and staying 6 feet apart. #HappyPandemicChristmas everyone! 😷 Here's the latest stats: COVID cases worldwide have reached 80.5 million, 19 million in the United States (more than 332,000 deaths), … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – Christmas eve

Christmas lights – it only took 23 years

I've been talking about hanging Christmas lights on our house for 23 years. I love the way they look during the holidays. But I always heard "it's too much work" or "it's too expensive to pay someone." So I've been living with lights on bushes or around windows. Which is *fine*. Then, last night, I … Continue reading Christmas lights – it only took 23 years

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

NORAD Santa Tracker: It all started with a little typo…

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has been tracking Santa since 1955...and it all started with a little typo. The story goes that an advertisement for Sears Roebuck & Co. listed a phone number for children to call Santa. No one bothered to proofread the ad, and it was published with the phone number … Continue reading NORAD Santa Tracker: It all started with a little typo…