Slow week at home due to illness. Apparently traveling helps you catch colds before you even realize that cold season has begun, and so it has for us. Booo. Somebody felt decent enough to fish by Wednesday, after spending his congested time crafting a tiny fishing pole from the full-scale one that broke in Kansas. Caught nothing, but felt good to get out. Then we tentatively hit a trail together, and that felt good too. Colds officially on the mend, and we had time at home to do some reading + projects.
Five different species of butterflies were spied (capture was attempted but unsuccessful) on our hikes, and two kinds of tadpoles were fished from Brush Creek there. Rosetta also caught a baby garter snake, which her cousins had never held before.
I don’t know what it’s like for everyone to have COVID, only for me, and our family. This is our COVID diary. You’re welcome?
Highlights this week: We spent much of our time tag-teaming illnesses. Days of audiobooks and TV-watching under blankets. Thankfully, the cold was a quick one.
Cold season during a pandemic Last week, my kid got a sore throat. I’m normally nursing something post-Halloween. One year a kid puked in the car on the way home from the day-of party. Call it candy, excitement, whatever, it’s all caused by germs. We just acquire our germs around this time every year, noContinue reading “Cover your mouth!”
Highlights this week: We focused fully on skateboards + a skate park tour.