Summer prom

Lots of things were cancelled during the pandemic, including prom, which is disappointing to some certain high school students. You may remember we had ordered Adam's tux on March 14, before "stay-at-home orders" became part of our regular vocabulary. We never did pick it up - because, ya know, coronavirus. The store was not an … Continue reading Summer prom

#COVIDchaos week 12

May 26 - May 31 This week, the Governor pulled back her original "phased in reopening plan" and decided to leave it up to each individual county to ease restrictions. Several counties, (including ours) lifted all restrictions and opened everything up without limitations on capacity. While the county has suggested recommendations, there is nothing enforceable. … Continue reading #COVIDchaos week 12

#COVIDchaos week 11

Monday, May 18 More outside time on the deck... BFF's. Tuesday, May 19 On Tuesday, Governor Kelly eased restrictions a bit more, allowing museums, bowling alleys, movie theaters, casinos, arcades and trampoline parks to open. You can now meet in groups of 15 and organized sports are allowed. Health clubs can restart group exercise classes, … Continue reading #COVIDchaos week 11

Social distancing Sunday – Cowley State Lake Waterfall

Did you know the Cowley Lake Waterfall was voted one of Yahoo Travel's "Most Stunning Waterfalls in America"? It's true. It was pretty cool, but a bit of a hike down. It had rained a lot last week, so the trail was muddy. The rocks (boulders, really) made it pretty slick too. Ali was too … Continue reading Social distancing Sunday – Cowley State Lake Waterfall

#COVIDchaos week 9

May 4-May 10 (Days 41-47) The weather is starting to stay consistently nice and warm. This is salvia that is in our front yard - it always has such a vibrant purple color. We've still been spending time out on the deck...especially when it's sunny and NOT windy. 💨 We are slowly trying to get … Continue reading #COVIDchaos week 9