Social distancing Saturday – Cheney Lake

Cheney Lake was packed this weekend. Lots of people out camping and enjoying the nice weather. We visited the beach on the lake (which was definitely no Rosemary Beach), and walked part of the hiking and biking trails. Obligatory family photo... We did find a new disc golf course. The boys were excited to discover … Continue reading Social distancing Saturday – Cheney Lake

10 years later, we finally played a full game of Monopoly City

Adam received Monopoly City as a Christmas present in 2009. I think we played it once, because this version of the popular board game is "Monopoly on steroids." You still buy properties (or districts now) and can build on them, but the rules are both relaxed and more complicated. You can start building before you … Continue reading 10 years later, we finally played a full game of Monopoly City

#COVIDchaos week 5

On Monday, April 6, there were 366,000+ cases in the U.S., 845 cases in Kansas and 124 in Sedgwick County. Worldwide there are 1.3 million cases. Monday, April 6 (Day 13) Sadly, I have no recollection of anything happening today. 😆 Tuesday, April 7 (Day 14) We "zoomed" with Oma & Papa and the Hilgers. … Continue reading #COVIDchaos week 5

Social Distancing Saturday – Oak Park

This is our fifth "social distancing forced family fun" since the coronavirus outbreak in March. We couldn't agree on an "out of town" park, so Oak Park it is. We visit this park at least twice a year, so we are familiar with our favorite trails and the frisbee golf course. We usually visit Oak … Continue reading Social Distancing Saturday – Oak Park

#COVIDchaos week 4

On March 30, there were 160,700+ cases in the U.S., 370 in Kansas and 49 in Sedgwick County. Monday, March 30 (Day 6 of our county's "stay-at-home" order) High school is back in session! The boys had several video calls with their teachers and classmates, and have schoolwork to do now! We quickly found out … Continue reading #COVIDchaos week 4