It was a low-key holiday this year. We stayed close to home, relaxed and spent time with our family.
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
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
Christmas Eve was a nice dinner with Oma and Papa at Larkspur in Old Town. The restaurant had quite a few other families also enjoying their day-before-Christmas dinner. Christmas Day we were out the door by 9 a.m., a similar day to Christmas 2020. We were headed to middle of nowhere Kansas, and since we … Continue reading Christmas Eve – Christmas Day 2021
It's become almost an annual tradition - visiting Botanica's Illuminations. I'm not sure how old the boys were when we first went, but they could not have been more than four or five years old. Scroll down to the end to see why the first year was more than memorable. I always love lights, so … Continue reading Botanica Illuminations 2021