#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

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 8

I forgot to check on Monday, but as of Tuesday, April 28, there were 3.11M+ cases worldwide, 1.03M+ in the U.S., 3,491 in Kansas and 351 in Sedgwick County. Coronavirus testing continues to be a hot topic. There are not enough tests, and having tests available is still months off. There's also talk of "tracing" … Continue reading #COVIDchaos week 8

Social distancing Saturday – Cheney Lake, take 2

The boys got new discs for disc golf, so we headed back out to the Cheney Lake course to try it out. Ali and I walked the course while the boys played. While it was 85 degrees, we learned last week that there's lots of bugs out there, including ticks. So we wore long sleeves … Continue reading Social distancing Saturday – Cheney Lake, take 2

Social distancing Saturday – Cheney Lake

Cheney Lake was packed this weekend. Lots of people out camping and enjoying the nice weather. We visited the beach on the lake (which was definitely no Rosemary Beach), and walked part of the hiking and biking trails. Obligatory family photo... We did find a new disc golf course. The boys were excited to discover … Continue reading Social distancing Saturday – Cheney Lake