Being lonely vs. being alone, Day 23

Being lonely vs. being alone, Day 23

Sunday, April 5 Today was the fourth Sunday in a row that we have been part of a church service online, rather than in person. During the service that we were watching, the pastor asked everyone to go on Facebook Live and type the words, “You are not...
Gymnasts at sunset, Day 22

Gymnasts at sunset, Day 22

Saturday, April 4 Today’s activities included taking walks with Cooper, painting Alayna’s bedroom and getting caught up with friends on a long Zoom call. At the end of the day, it looked like we would have a nice sunset. I asked the girls if they would be...
My new April planner, Day 19

My new April planner, Day 19

Wednesday, April 1 The past few days have been much more difficult than usual. As the kids wrapped up spring break and did their best to start online learning this week, the realization has set in that this is our new reality for the foreseeable future. We know school...
Behind the masks, Day 18

Behind the masks, Day 18

Tuesday, March 31 Today was the first time I made a trip to Costco since we began social distancing 18 days ago. Back on Day One, I wrote about my husband’s experience waiting in long lines and the rush to grab paper towels. I wasn’t sure what to expect...