Saturday, April 26, 2008

Another week gone by...











I can't believe another week has gone by! So much running around, and yet it feels like nothing has really been accomplished.




That's not exactly true. Colorado Springs has taught me the valuable lesson to not put off enjoying a "park day" when one comes along. Rachel and I spent most of Thursday at various parks despite having a big mess at home. There were loads of laundry to fold and put away and beds to make, in addition to general clutter everywhere and a sink full of dirty dishes. I have made the mistake before of staying home to do the cleaning, all the while planning to go to the park "on the weekend" or "tomorrow" to tragically find that the "park day" was a fleeting phenomenon to be followed up with snow and/or terrible wind.







Not THIS week. And good thing because today, Saturday, is windy and miserable. Football and soccer were nearly intolerable. I am learning to sieze the day, as it were, and let the house wait a bit...Good lesson.








Swimming lessons were short-lived and super fun. I love this wedgie shot. Not one girl bothered by the wedgie or picking it out!





Jake was only put in the game for like nine plays today, in the third and fourth quarter too! But he made a tackle that caused a fumble and turnover! I'll bet his coach was wishing he had put him in sooner! Way to go, Jake.








Ben played goalie for a shutout quarter today and made some great saves! You show that team! They won 1-0 in a big matchup against The Wild. Ben also partipated in the Primary talent show by doing some speed cup stacking. He rocks!










And lastly, what could be better than getting flowers from my dear husband on Friday? I love receiving cut flowers for no particular reason. That's the best!







Another week gone and so much to be thankful for, if I can only remember to stop and smell the roses...

P.S.--I realize this post is filled with cliches, but maybe that's not a bad way to look at life and express something commonly experienced that is still profound in a way...





3 comments:

carrie said...

I'm always criticized for taking too many park days and leaving my house in ruins. But they only want to go places with us for a short period of time. I love the cliches. I think of life as roses and sunshine whenever possible.

Becky said...

Your pictures in this post are great! I love the kids shoes while climbing on the playset. And the wedgies--so funny! You are a good mom for doing the park thing. I am not much of a park mom myself.

Anonymous said...

nice asses. (Them little Girls in swimsuits)