Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Week 39

Welcome back and happy Tuesday.  Is it really October tomorrow?  You should see my calendar for October.  I'll have to get a picture up next week--chalk full!  This time of year always speeds by.  The holidays will be here before you know it.  What can you do?  Just go with the flow, enjoy the process, and take lots of pictures ;0)

Last week was a crazy, busy, but fun one.  Here are the shots:

Day 265- Monday, 9/22/14
Typical Monday these days--get the younger boys through homework, whip up a quick early dinner, and then head to the pool for high school water polo.  This is game #1 of the week against Laguna and the boys dominated.  Thanks Connie for your amazing game pictures.  Look at that monster long arm on my son.

Day 266- Tuesday, 9/23/14
Happy 16th birthday Tyler!  He had a quick special dinner (homemade nachos as requested) and a piece of cake between school, polo practice, and karate for his brothers. There wasn't much time to celebrate, but we made the most of it.

Day 267- Wednesday, 9/24/14
Water polo game #2 with Rio Linda and another great picture by Connie.  It's another win for the Raiders.  At least both games were home games this week so no traveling.  We got home just in time to watch the season premier of Survivor.  I love that we still all watch this as a family.  We have been watch religously since the first season in 2000 when Tyler was just 2yrs old. That's 14 years!

Day 268- Thursday, 9/25/14
What is that--rain???!  I woke up to and drove to work through a crazy rainstorm this morning.   It rained super hard but only lasted until about 10am.  It's a start though and hopefully means there will be more to come.  Later Rusty and Justin relaxed on the top bunk for some nightly reading.  This is one of Rusty's favorite spots now which of course pleases Justin to no end.

Day 269- Friday, 9/26/14
The water polo team has some great school spirit.  They got all painted up after practice and headed from the pool to the field to support the football team during homecoming.  They even made the evening news!  What a crazy, fun bunch of boys.  Thanks Brenda and Lori for the pictures.  I worked the early shift at the Booster's snack bar but had to leave before the boys got out of practice so I didn't get to see them in person.  Looks like they had a blast.

Day 270- Saturday, 9/27/14
Is it the weekend?  It sure doesn't feel like it.  Tyler is working at the Blood Source donation center for his service project this year and had a shift that started at 6am today! Who gives blood at 6am on a Saturday?  It was a long one too.  He was there for 4 1/2 hours.  While he was doing that the other boys helped clean house after tennis, and I did some grocery shopping to stock up for few days.

Day 271- Sunday, 9/28/14
It's overcast today and feels a lot like fall with a slight breeze, a crispness in the air, and cooler temps--the perfect day to bust out some fall decorations, turn on the oven, and bake some pumpkin bread to have with a warm cup of tea.  Yum!

That's all for now.  Thanks for stopping by and see you next week in October!

The Mom Creative


  1. Love your rain shot! Glad you finally got some and hope you get some more! Congrats on the great water polo wins! You had a busy week with birthday and everything else! But when is it not busy, huh? :) Hope you have a great next week!!!

  2. Yay you got rain!! Such a busy week - the water polo pictures are amazing!

  3. Congrats on your 20 year service award last week!
    That pumpkin bread looks delicious! :)

  4. Yay for some rain!! That's amazing that you guys have been watching Survivor for 14 years! That's so nice that you have a show you can all enjoy together. Love all the water polo pics, too!