Coronapocalypse Day 10

After a nice weekend break we are into week 2 of our not-mandatory-but-highly-recommended shelter in place routine. We've had some stress but also made some progress so far. Homeschool Hell Monday and Tuesday were stressful as we struggled to fit the boys' school curriculum into our work days. They are only asked to do 2.5 …

Coronapocalypse Day 6

We've been doing this stay-at-home thing for five full days now. The boys were at GiGi's Monday and Wednesday and we had them home with us Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. After getting through Tuesday we made some adjustments for Wednesday/Thursday and got things rolling. Again, the biggest issue for us is our meeting schedule. Once …

Coronapocalypse Day 2

I'm counting yesterday as Day 1 because it was the first day that school was closed and work from home was mandatory at Liberty Mutual. Less than a week ago it was all different - travel outside of my normal office was restricted but people were still coming in, large gatherings were canceled but small …

Ghosts on the Banke

We hit up a really cool event last night called Ghosts on the Banke at Strawberry Banke. It's a Halloween festival that turns the entire area into a haunted neighborhood full of Trick-or-Treat, activities, characters, music, food, and fun. It was really, really, really cool. Orange lights were strung up in paths to guide the …

Coming Home

It's been nearly six months and I'm finally coming home. On April 8th I will depart Seattle return to New Hampshire for the foreseeable future. I've come home in before of course, for holidays, meetings, and every other weekend, but the travel is tiring and being away from family is taking its toll. While it …