Spring break 2021: A Different Sort of Break

We just spent a week in the gulf Shores of Alabama for Spring Break 2021. After the year we’ve had, we figured we were due for a break and we planned to make it as COVID safe as possible. I rented a house right across the street from the beach and we planned on doingContinue reading “Spring break 2021: A Different Sort of Break”

A feast in the Great Hall

Just like every holiday during 2020, the idea of Thanksgiving in quarantine felt odd. My children have also been having a racial reckoning of their own this year. While we seen racism and bigotry personally directed at them, they are becoming more cognizant of what systemic oppression looks like. To them, it looks a lotContinue reading “A feast in the Great Hall”


It was a Hamilton Halloween this year! Tess is SO into the movie that her enthusiasm was contagious. We always have a Halloween theme here, so it was natural that Hamilton would be the theme this year. Trick or treating would be too dangerous, so we decided to throw our own Halloween bash, complete withContinue reading “Hamilween”