*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
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)
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)
On March 16, there were 4,596 cases in the U.S., 11 in Kansas and 0 in Sedgwick County. For the first time in 10 years, we are not spending Spring Break on the slopes. COVID-19 has disrupted our lives like never before. We are all pretty bummed about it, but the slopes closed two days … Continue reading #COVIDchaos week 2 (Spring Break 2020)
The 10th year of our ski trip involved a ski rental equipment shortage, avalanche warnings, a "bomb cyclone," a cake incident, and "too much snow to ski."