Painting OurMaster Bedroom – 12/29/2020

We’ve been in our house 15 years and decided it was time to paint the master bedroom. It still had the original tan color the whole house was when we moved in. And if you’re wondering how long that is, here is 15 years of dust… Yeah, its gross, but I didn’t realize how bad … Continue reading “Painting OurMaster Bedroom – 12/29/2020”

Waterfall Root Docking – 11/22/2020

Sonora and I went out to Waterfall to get out of the house. There, she worked on a fire to burn honeysuckle. With her keeping the fire going, I spent my time root docking honeysuckle. This helps our woods get clear and provides wood for the fire. Bringing it up to be burnt! We had … Continue reading “Waterfall Root Docking – 11/22/2020”

XC Banquet – 11/10/2020

The 2020 Cross Country banquet is totally virtual this year, well almost. For the select athletes that are receiving an award, the plan is to meet at an outside shelter for a quick meeting. Then everybody would go home and finish the banquet in a virtual platform over Zoom. Corvin was set to get an … Continue reading “XC Banquet – 11/10/2020”

2020 Cross Country District Championships – 10/31/2020

One of the more amazing things about 2020 is that the Cross Country season wasn’t ended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The meets have been very different this year. Most of the meets didn’t allow spectators. When they did allow spectators, we needed masks on. More surprising yet, almost everybody at the meets complied and … Continue reading “2020 Cross Country District Championships – 10/31/2020”

Landing in Alton – 10/25/2020

We have been considering purchasing land or a house in northern St. Louis area to move when the kids are out of high school. We have seen lots of places at varying price ranges, but none of them said “buy me”! That is until we came across a few acres in Alton, IL. This is … Continue reading “Landing in Alton – 10/25/2020”

11th Annual Race To The Dome – 10/10/2020

Race To The Dome is a paddle race on the Missouri river and a fundraiser for Missouri River Relief. There is a long and short version of the race. This year was my second time participating and paddling the short 16 mile course. I was on a team with Sonora, Melissa, and Bernie in the … Continue reading “11th Annual Race To The Dome – 10/10/2020”