#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

#COVIDchaos brings us new words and terms

It's been more than 9 months since my first #COVIDchaos post. I really thought I would be done writing about this by now, but here we are, and cases are actually getting worse (We've surpassed 300,000 deaths in the United States, something Dr. Fauci told us would happen if we didn't take the necessary precautions … Continue reading #COVIDchaos brings us new words and terms

#COVIDchaos – Illuminations holiday lights

Each winter, Botanica Gardens transforms its grounds into a spectacular display of more than 2 million lights. We usually go with my parents and whomever else is in town. Because of the pandemic, the process was a little different this year and included a drive thru and a walk thru option with limited, timed tickets … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – Illuminations holiday lights

2020 Thanksgiving – pandemic style

The holidays are weird when you are nine months into a pandemic, with cases on the rise. As of Nov. 28, there are 27,049 cases in Sedgwick County, 155,000 cases in Kansas, 13.2 million cases in the United States and 61.9 million cases worldwide. We are up to 265,000 COVID deaths in the United States. … Continue reading 2020 Thanksgiving – pandemic style

Social distancing Sunday – Chase Fishing Lake and Waterfalls

Today, our social distancing Sunday was just me, Scott and Ali. The boys were in Winfield playing in a dics golf tournament. After the tournament, they played at the Cherry Street Park course and on the way home, stopped by a course in Oxford, KS The three of us went north to Chase State Lake … Continue reading Social distancing Sunday – Chase Fishing Lake and Waterfalls