Welcome, 2022

Baby, it's COVID* outside. *Unrelated: This is the coldest day yet this winter season. The new year rang in at 30 degrees (feels like 19 with the wind chill). As the day progressed the "feels like temperature" was -10. Getting a little close to February 2021's polar vortex, but not there yet! What a depressing … Continue reading Welcome, 2022

More Christmas – Dec. 26-31

Zach had to work on Dec. 26, so we waited until Dec. 27 to drive up to Kansas City to spend time with Sherry's family and Pam and Ted. We ate lunch with Pam & Ted, left Ali to play with Petey, then went over to Sherry's for dinner. Cousin #2 had tested positive for … Continue reading More Christmas – Dec. 26-31

First day of school 2021

Senior year - class of 2022! This photo was actually taken the third week of school. School started on Aug. 18. The first week was 6 a.m. soccer, so that doesn't work for a "first day of school picture." And the second week I just forgot to take a picture. We're hoping this school year … Continue reading First day of school 2021

Here we are again…

No, this isn't a map from last year at this time. It's based on COVID data from July 2021.It's been more than 500 days since #COVIDchaos changed our society forever. The pandemic hit us like a freight train in March 2020. Schools were shut down. Remote work became a reality. Movie theaters sat vacant. Salons, … Continue reading Here we are again…

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