Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Week 45

Happy Tuesday!  It was nice having yesterday off for Veteran's Day, but it felt more like water polo day with early morning practice and a second game for sections.  The boys played hard and strong but still ended up losing 11 to 9--so close!  Our high school season is now done.  Next up ODP (Olympic development team) and winter polo after a short break which will be nice.

Now let's rewind to last week:

Day 308- Monday, 11/4/13
I've started my Christmas shopping--thanks Amazon!  and even bought a small pre-lit tree for under $20 since we can't have a real one this year.  All of this will collect in the office space and pretty much take over for the next month.  Also, Brandon made his own Ben 10 Omnitrix yesterday and added a couple revisions finishing it up today.  When I asked him what he was up to he said, "Just a little craft."  LOL!  Love his creativity.  At first I thought it was something he printed off the computer to cut and put together, but he totally made it all on is own.

Day 309- Tuesday, 11/5/13
Justin helped out at the planting event for the school's new habitat project.  It was fun and there was a great turn out.  Brandon got to put a plant in the ground too.  It will be fun for them years from now to come back and say, "Hey that's the plant I started."

Day 310- Wednesday, 11/6/13
We're at middle school conferences waiting and waiting for our turn.  There is always a lot of waiting when you have multiple teachers to see, but all is good.  Justin is having a great year so far.  I know he looks a little down in this shot but he's just bored and tired and ready to go home.   I second that!

Day 311- Thursday, 11/7/13
Shocking!  Tyler just walked in the door like this.  The water polo team decided to represent at school tomorrow and for the next week at sections by bleaching their hair.  Oh my!  They sure know how to make a statement.

Day 312- Friday, 11/8/13
I'm working on a new project at work that involves purifying proteins in the fridge.  It's nice to have a great built-in cooler but it's also very cold doing this kind of work.  Good thing I don't have to stay in there for long at any one point in time.  Brrr!

Day 313- Saturday, 11/9/13
John came home from his business trip late last night so this morning was the first the boys got to see him all week.  They missed him a lot.  Justin always gives him the best hugs when he returns.  Later today Tyler and his water polo team (all with their blonde heads) competed in the first round of the section tournament and won their game which means they move on to the top 8 and play Monday for spot in the final 4.  Go River City Raiders!

Day 314- Sunday, 11/10/13
It's another relaxing Sunday--I could get used to this.  The kids are playing upstairs and I'm running laundry up to put away while John works in the garage.  Bella is not allowed upstairs so she likes to lay where she can see us.

That's another week.  Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see you again next week.



  1. That is some pretty impressive hair! Way to go on your Christmas shopping--I have a little done. Love the hug picture. That is priceless! Have a good week!!

  2. That's so funny that Tyler bleached his hair w/out you knowing. LOL!
    Great work shot of you coming out of the fridge. Do you just set up your camera on self timer, or do you have someone take the pics for you?
    Why can't y'all have a real Christmas tree this year? My staging area for all things Christmas is in the garage. :)

  3. Haha I love all the bleached blonde heads! Good thing your son has naturally light hair -- looks much more natural on him than his teammates!