Hawaii: Pearl Harbor, submarine tour

We caught a shuttle and got a quick tour of some interesting points in Honolulu, before heading to Pearl Harbor. We caught a boat over to where the USS Arizona sunk, which was both fascinating and eerie. The USS Missouri is in the background of the picture below. The USS Missouri is the site of … Continue reading Hawaii: Pearl Harbor, submarine tour

Hawaii: Sunset cruise, Manoa Falls

I stood in line for 45 minutes at Starbucks this morning. Lots of people like their coffee, that's for sure. There's a Starbucks in the lobby of our tower, but it's temporarily closed. COVID maybe? Or not enough workers? The boys went to the army museum this morning, and I spent some time at the … Continue reading Hawaii: Sunset cruise, Manoa Falls

Wait, no more masks?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced fully vaccinated people can now resume regular activities, without masks, social distancing and constant hand sanitizing. After more than 10 months of "masks required," this seem strange. You can go to indoor restaurants and activities, hang out with other people and visit just about anywhere without any … Continue reading Wait, no more masks?

College visit

While kid #1 recently finalized his college situation, kid #2 is just starting to think about future plans. So we headed up to Kansas State University with Zach and a friend who was also interested in K-State. Neither of the boys have an idea of what they want to study, so we listened to the … Continue reading College visit

Back to club soccer

It's been about a year since I last attended a club soccer game. The last was with Adam in Dallas in mid-February 2020, right before all hell broke loose. We headed to Kansas City for our first league games. Despite the vaccine rolling out, there's still lingering issues involving masks and COVID. At first, the … Continue reading Back to club soccer