#COVIDchaos – Christmas day

"Watch out for buffalo poop" is not something we typically say on Christmas day. But this is Christmas 2020 so things are weird. We can't have our normal fun celebrations with family and friends (well, we could, but health experts don't recommend it). What does that mean for Christmas day? Disc golf at Clover Cliff … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – Christmas day

#COVIDchaos – Christmas eve

An ornament to remember Christmas 2020, made by my sister.This year, health officials recommend celebrating the holidays with your family group in small gatherings, wearing masks and staying 6 feet apart. #HappyPandemicChristmas everyone! 😷 Here's the latest stats: COVID cases worldwide have reached 80.5 million, 19 million in the United States (more than 332,000 deaths), … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – Christmas eve

2020 Thanksgiving – pandemic style

The holidays are weird when you are nine months into a pandemic, with cases on the rise. As of Nov. 28, there are 27,049 cases in Sedgwick County, 155,000 cases in Kansas, 13.2 million cases in the United States and 61.9 million cases worldwide. We are up to 265,000 COVID deaths in the United States. … Continue reading 2020 Thanksgiving – pandemic style

#COVIDchaos – back to remote learning

Welp. Our hybrid in-person learning lasted nine weeks. When we went back to school after our six month "spring break" (after a three week delay), our area's COVID positivity rate was around 5%. Now it's over 20%. We will be learning remotely until at least Thanksgiving, and then reassess the situation. Update Nov. 24: At … Continue reading #COVIDchaos – back to remote learning

Social distancing Saturday – Jones Park, Emporia, KS

No one likes to wear masks, but that's what we do when we want to see our family! Zach had a mask... I'm not sure where it was when this picture was taken.This edition of #COVIDchaos, we headed to Jones Park in Emporia, KS, the halfway point between Wichita and Kansas City. Scott, Steve, Zach … Continue reading Social distancing Saturday – Jones Park, Emporia, KS