Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Week 41

Happy Tuesday!  It's a crazy day here.  My house is a mess while we have our old windows taken out and replaced with new ones.  I really wish this didn't need to be done, but all the seals are broken on our old windows and the frames are starting to disintegrate so it is time.  I'm hoping it will help cut our energy bill and also reduced some of the dust.  We'll see.  So I'm home for the day as the project gets started.  Hopefully we'll have all our new windows in by later tomorrow and rain won't be a factor.  Go figure that in a drought we finally have rain forecast for the second day of our window install.  It's a big job too with over 25 to replace.

Enough of that--here's what went down last week:

Day 279- Monday, 10/6/14
It's Monday night lights with water polo under the full moon.  We played McClatchy so it was a late game but a good one.  Connie got a nice picture of Tyler during his 5-meter shot, and I tried to capture the atmosphere of playing at night in the second shot.

Day 280- Tuesday, 10/7/14
Dinner's on!  It's rare these days to find the time to actually make a real meal.  It's nothing fancy but at least it's not pulled from the freezer and just reheated in the microwave.  I really need to get better about planning ahead especially on those super busy nights.

Day 281- Wednesday, 10/8/14
They brought in a Spirit Halloween store this year so the younger boys and I checked it out after an ortho visit. They both found the costumes they were looking for so we're set.  Oh and no water polo today-game was cancelled after the other team forfeit.  Looks like I'll be able to make a home cooked meal again.  I think tacos are in order.

Day 282- Thursday, 10/9/14
The weather has been so nice in the evenings.  It's still super hot during the day but it cools sooner now that the sun sets earlier.  Brandon was itching to get out of the house after working hard and finishing a  power point book report so we walked the dog together.  It's nice to have such eager walking buddies.

Day 283- Friday, 10/10/14
Justin is such a character.  All of my boys love Oreos. I'm pretty sure it's their favorite go to cookie, and I wanted to capture that so Justin volunteered saying he had the perfect "longing for Oreo face."  LOL!

Day 284- Saturday, 10/11/14
I'm having lunch with Tyler.  He had another long volunteer morning this time at the plasma center for BloodSource in Roseville so when he was done we decided to grab lunch at Mel's Diner.  He's having a San Francisco deluxe burger on sour dough bread with bacon, cheese, and avocado. Great choice, and he finished it in record time!

Day 285- Sunday, 10/12/14
Today the Wong's joined us at the local pumpkin patch.  We went through the corn maze, the kids climbed the pyramid hay stack, we picked pumpkins and then hauled them home.  Back at our house lunch and drinks were in order. It was a nice way to spend our Sunday.

Wait!  One more:

October's Family Photo

It seemed only fitting to get a family shot at the pumpkin patch.  It was nice and sunny out but VERY windy which is why we were pretty much done after this.

Ok, that's a wrap! Thanks for stopping by and see you next Tuesday.

The Mom Creative


  1. I love the water polo action shot of Tyler! Very cool! Oreos are my daughter's favorite cookie, too. She just made a favorite things collage at preschool and insisted on including a photo of Oreos. I'm glad you all enjoyed the pumpkin patch. It made the perfect setting for your October family photo!

  2. Yay for cooler evenings! Love all the water polo shots!

  3. That's a really cool shot of the water polo game at night. I love how the red light of the scoreboard reflects off the water!
    That face Justin is making in the OREO cookie picture is too funny!
    Looks like y'all had a great time at the Pumpkin Patch ... what a great shot for the family October pic.