Surfing Sunday 2.28

The kids are finally getting rec sports back! Annie’s new softball team started practicing a week ago, and James’ new baseball team is having their first practice this week. I’m so excited for both of them to have another bit of “normal” added back to their lives. I’m even excited about schlepping them both all over town for practices and games!

Off to do normal school things!

Around The ‘Net

~The joy of vax: The people giving the shots are seeing hope, and it’s contagious

~Near a “tipping point”: Atlantic Ocean circulation at weakest in a millennium, scientists say

~Trans Kids Belong In Sports Because Trans Kids Belong

~College dropout donates $20 million to the university he couldn’t afford 60 years ago

~A Fairy Godmother to the Vaccine Have-Nots

~HBCUs Are Our Past—And Our Future

~‘The Sky’s Not Even The Limit’: Cancer Survivor To Become Youngest American In Space

~Britney Spears and I Learned the Same Lesson About Fame

~A New Jersey plumber drove to Texas with his family to fix burst pipes and other damage from devastating winter storm

~I was swallowed by a hippo

~Sanford Biggers on the Unlikely Kinship Between Hip Hop and Quilting

Fun Finds

~I have to give a shoutout to these glass phone screen protectors. They’ve saved my phone’s screen so many times.
~I ordered these soap paper sheets so we have something else to add to our hand sanitizing to-go bag. They’re really cool!
~At the beginning of quarantine, I ordered this set of bag sealers and I’m obsessed. I have one in the kitchen to close bags of chips and other foods (which helps me save on ziplock bags), and I keep the other with my craft supplies to keep all my different materials separate and organized.

Happy Sunday, everyone! Stay safe out there!

Surfing Sunday 2.14

Happy Valentine’s Day! The kids had Friday off from school and tomorrow is Presidents’ Day, so we’ve been enjoying the long four-day weekend. After a terrible few months in Southern California, our COVID numbers are improving and things are slowly starting to open up again. Mike and I are extremely relieved that his parents and…

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Surfing Sunday 1.31

My girl is officially 11! It was a far more mellow birthday than we’re used to around here, yet oddly familiar now that we’re almost a year into the pandemic. The big party we’d normally throw was replaced with Zoom calls and socially-distanced birthday wishes. She also got a haircut, which she was very excited…

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