Bye bye 2020

We rounded out 2020 quietly, as did half the nation. Celebrations were low-key as many watched the new year roll in sitting on their couches with their families. The few days after Christmas we Zoomed with the Hilgers, the boys played more disc golf and I caught up with my friends from college on a … Continue reading Bye bye 2020

#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

You need an degree in decision making to shop at this place

I don't shop at Bath & Body Works regularly. In fact, the last time I was in there was last year around this time. I'm all for good smelling lotions, shower gel and candles. But walking into B&B is like the ultimate test in choices. Only people with Ph.D's in "decision making" should be allowed … Continue reading You need an degree in decision making to shop at this place

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

Thanksgiving 2019

Thursday, Nov. 28 Thanksgiving dinner was at our house this year - which means... steak, salmon, chicken, mashed potatoes, fruit salad, mac-n-cheese, fresh veggies + hummus, rolls, pumpkin pie and ultimate chocolate cake. What we're thankful for this year: Parents and coaches who don't yell at referees. Kitty litter, 1030 oil and charcoal. Boys that … Continue reading Thanksgiving 2019