#COVIDchaos – when will school start?

By now, I thought we'd be on the downhill from the #COVIDchaos, but here we are at more than four million cases in the United States and 144,000+ deaths. And we can't seem to get this under control. This graphic tells a grim story: My community finally passed a mask mandate on July 3. But … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – when will school start?

#COVIDchaos: the mask debate

I thought we were on the mend from our coronavirus crisis - but things have escalated quickly over the past three weeks. My last #covidchaos post indicated on June 13, there were 7.4 million cases worldwide, 2.1 million in the U.S., 11,047 in Kansas and 715 in Sedgwick County. On July 3, there are 11 … Continue reading #COVIDchaos: the mask debate

#COVIDchaos – how to go to the doctor in June 2020

Since March, any non-essential doctor's appointments were cancelled. For our family, that was one orthodontist appointment, two eye doctor appointments, a dermatologist appointment and Scott's appointment to get his shoulder looked at. The past few weeks, we were able to reschedule orthodontist, dermatologist and optometrist appointments. Each medical office asked the same three questions before … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – how to go to the doctor in June 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 12

May 26 - May 31 This week, the Governor pulled back her original "phased in reopening plan" and decided to leave it up to each individual county to ease restrictions. Several counties, (including ours) lifted all restrictions and opened everything up without limitations on capacity. While the county has suggested recommendations, there is nothing enforceable. … Continue reading #COVIDchaos week 12