It’s that time of year again, when your child wants to dress up as a character from Five Nights at Freddy’s and you long for the good old days of Freddie Kruger. So here some tips to help you survive Halloween.
The past 18 months have been some of the most challenging that our community has faced in the past decade. The pandemic lockdown caused financial uncertainty and the added stress of homeschooling, which was then followed by floods of visitors, staff shortages and then a wildfire that threatened our homes and changed our landscape.
During the stress and anxiety of the Caldor Fire it was easy to forget that other little issue we've now been living with for 18 months - the COVID 19 pandemic. In the week before Tahoe evacuated over 150 positive cases were recorded at schools in Carson and the fire merely delayed an inevitable increase in cases amongst our children once they were back in their classrooms. So what can we do to prevent an outbreak of a magnitude that will shut our schools again?
A friend texted me at the weekend and told me that for Christmas I will be receiving a 2021 dumpster fire tree ornament to match the one she gave me in 2020. And she is so right. Here at the Club we spent Friday figuring out the challenges of staffing, COVID outbreaks and changing school schedules, and by Saturday we added wildfire to the mix!