#COVIDchaos – how to go to school in 2020

As of September 19, there are 30.6 million COVID-19 cases worldwide, 6.75 million in the United States, 53,396 in Kansas, 7,972 cases in Sedgwick County. There have been 953,000 deaths worldwide and 198,000 in the United States. Going to school BC (before COVID)For the past 11 and 12 years, my boys have been "going to … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – how to go to school in 2020

#COVIDchaos – first day of school

Class of 2021 and 2022!Pre-pandemic, the first day of school was Aug. 12. During the coronavirus pandemic, that day got pushed three weeks to Sept. 8. New school supply this year: masks. Today's first day is only for kids who chose the hybrid option, and whose last names start with A-L. The hybrid option is … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – first day of school

Senior night 2020

Welp. There's a high school senior in the house. Years ago, it seemed like a long way off, but like the saying goes, "the days are long but the years are short." My dad took the picture above during the game. That's my senior, standing on the sidelines by the coach. With the sunset, it's … Continue reading Senior night 2020

#COVIDchaos – things may never be the same

This Harry Potter meme made me laugh! 🤣On Aug. 6, there were 18,912,947 COVID-19 cases worldwide, 4,867,916 in the United States, 30,084 in Kansas and 4,723 in Sedgwick County.There is no denying our lives have changed the past few months, as have people's attitudes and feelings. People are tired, scared and anxious. The general societal … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – things may never be the same

#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?