12th annual* ski trip – 2022

*should have been 13th annual. But 2020 happened so...This year, we went with another family to ski. They have a son the boys' age. On Saturday, we carpooled to Denver, switching up the seating arrangements in the cars. We stayed at the same hotel we stayed in the first night last year, before the #snowmageddon2021. … Continue reading 12th annual* ski trip – 2022

Your flight is cancelled

Well - that's never good. I flew to St. Louis Feb. 1 to welcome a new employee to our St. Louis office. There were rumblings of a winter storm and some encouragement to avoid "unnecessary travel." Eh...heard that before in the Midwest. And this was a new employee who would arrive at our office without … Continue reading Your flight is cancelled

11th annual family ski trip, take 2 (the actual skiing)

March 16 We survived #snowmageddon2021 and finally made it to Avon. This would have been our 12th annual ski trip, but we weren't able to go last year because of COVID. This year, we stayed in a little condo, a five minute shuttle ride from the slopes. Well, actually it's a five minute ride to … Continue reading 11th annual family ski trip, take 2 (the actual skiing)

11th annual family ski trip, take 2 (getting there)

This would have been the 12th annual trip, but #COVIDchaos prevented us from going last year. So it's the 11th annual, take 2. Little did we know we'd end up stuck in #snowmageddon2021 in Denver. Saturday, March 13There was some rumblings of a snowstorm that was going to hit Denver late Saturday night - Sunday … Continue reading 11th annual family ski trip, take 2 (getting there)

October snow

What the what? It's October 26 and the "feels like" temperature outside is 12 degrees. There's snow on the ground and we got our first snow day ... sorta.How does a snow day work when kids only "got to school" two days a week? You get an email from the school that says "...students scheduled … Continue reading October snow