Thursday, June 27, 2013

star wars


Grant has many special talents, here is just one.

Unrehearsed Version - Whistling Star Wars
by cousins, Grant and Noah
extra smile provided by Calli

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

soccer camp

Grant finished his second day at Timbers Soccer Camp. I drop him off for 5 hours, with people he doesn't know, in the pouring rain, but he's rolling with the punches. He really does like soccer I guess.

Today when I came to check him out every kid looked alike in their yellow camp t-shirt for picture day. But then I saw a yellow shirt on the ground...and a kid not in yellow... mine.

M: "Is that your shirt on the ground over there?"
G: "Oh yeah! I just had it in my hand."
M: "Did you wear it for the picture?"
G: "NO!!! I lost it for the picture, I'm sorry."
M: "Just leave your clothes ON Grant!!"

So I am looking forward to will receive a camp picture where it will be VERY easy to find my child.

Grant:  0 points

Off to the car we walked, me still pondering - WHY?!! Grant dribbles the ball down the walkway.

G: "My feet hurt."
M: "I bet they do, that was a lot of running and kicking."
M: "You can just pick up your ball if you want."
G: "No."

Dribbling, dribbling....

Grant: 1 Point

Friday, June 14, 2013

1st grade

Somehow Grant is still just 6 years old but he's headed to the second grade in the fall. I can't say I was never called into the principal's office or advised about bad behavior from his teacher every time I saw her - but I'm still calling the year a success as one of his three sweatshirts made it all the way through the year with him. He is a reader and a video gamer and he doesn't leave the house often without waving hello to someone he knows. Today it was the Librarian at Fred Meyer. That's my boy!

                   First Day                                   Last Day

Thursday, June 13, 2013

step by step

My running team is doing well. I've had a few crisis moments not knowing the path I should take and I am still far from nailing it all down BUT if my Daddy taught me anything it was this:

There's no such thing as too much organization.

So Running Team folders have been made.....and they rock. I've been itching to get something really organized since we started in May and I think what Amanda and I came up with is going to fit the girls just perfectly! Oh how I love binders and chart and papers! Thanks for that, Dad. Happy Father's Day!

Tuesday, June 04, 2013


The treasure of a 3 year old girl -

The treasure of a mommy of a 3 year old girl -


 Hey! Wake Up! by Sandra Boynton