Friday, August 21, 2015

Husky Stadium

It's been 20 years since I've been in Husky Stadium for a game.

It is crazy to think that in two weeks, we will be in Husky Stadium for my son's game.  That will be 3 Scukanecs who will have played in Husky stadium at some point in their life.

Even crazier to think in 9 days he will be a legal driver.
   

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Chalk Outline

A couple of weeks ago, we set out on a regular Saturday - chores, etc. Add to that list a sweet pair of IKEA shelves I found for $15 on Craigslist.

The list of what I should not have done is much longer than it should be (going up to strange man's apartment by myself, going into locked apartment building by myself that husband could not gain entry too when I fell down stairs, carrying shelves down stairs by myself, wearing son's Nike flip flops to carry shelves down stairs, etc).

I realize this.

When my husband started reviewing above list in the ER, I kindly reminded him he could share those things with me tomorrow. This was also after kindly reminding him in the stairwell that I had fell down not to touch me because he was not a doctor.

Not my finest moment, but I feel grateful this cankle and corpse looking toes are the end result.  It could have been a lot worse, especially since I was told I looked like a chalk outline when they found me.
     




 


Monday, June 29, 2015

San Fran

Somehow I overlooked our spring break trip!

We decided to mix it up a bit and instead of heading to Seattle, we took the boys to San Francisco. 

The best part of the trip for them I'm guessing would be hotel time. I have no idea why, and it would have been a lot cheaper to rent a room at the hotel down the street and let them wrestle and be idiots there, but they love just hanging out in the hotel having "hotel time". At least this hotel had In & Out just outside the door.

My favorite/funniest moment was on the ferry ride to Alcatraz.  A rugby team from New Zealand was on the boat.  Boys + teenager years equals teenage boys (idiots/ridiculous/bafoons).  The boys were daring each other to do stupid things.  One came over and sat by JR to ask what his favorite type of chocolate was.  The next had to get up and do a pole dance.  My awesome husband, being the coach that he is, openly applauded the performance and proceeded to get out of his seat and whipped a $1 bill out of his wallet for the talent.  The whole boat started cheering for his donation.  I heard those boys talking about it to their friends all over the island and how awesome it was.  Admittedly, I also found it hilarious!

Wrestling & Being Idiots (per reference above)











Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Bathroom Remodel

Some time back, we noticed the floor in our shower was feeling squishy. We had someone come to look at it, but because it hadn't leaked to the bathroom underneath it downstairs, we were told it wasn't yet a problem.

We wouldn't ever really know what we were dealing with until it was ripped out. Rather than risk future problems, which eventually would come, we did just that.

BEFORE



AFTER







Saturday, May 30, 2015

Mad Skills

I literally started choking on my water when I took a second glance at this piece of artwork that came home in Jackson's backpack yesterday.


"Toxic unigoat that has ebola and a small afro and fighting a cyclops"

He gets the artistic side from me :)
   

Monday, May 25, 2015

Memorial Day 2015

We lost my sweet father in law Thursday night.

He served his country and his family valiantly.

I love him dearly.

   


  

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Now and Then

Page posts will continue next week, but this Friday was awesome enough that I needed to switch it up or I would feel ungrateful.

Recently, I have not been feeling my sister around me as much as I usually do an I'm not sure why. 

Maybe it's time, maybe it's a gift from her to let me heal, maybe it's both. Selfishly, on Fridays I like to give an act of service so that I don't have to focus on the fact that it's Friday, etc. etc.

After getting home from giving a small service, I turned on the television. I selected a sitcom, but what came up was not the sitcom it said. What was on the screen however was our movie. It was the last movie we watched together when I spent the night in the hospital and have not watched since. 

This movie isn't your typical Shawshank Redemption or A Few Good Men. You know the type that comes on every week and has been for the past 10 years. This movie is from 1995 and is a silly old no name girly girl chick movie called Now and Then.

I selected the guide again. Nope, it shows the sitcom, but it's definitely not that.  I want my memory of that movie to be left with my sister, so I turned off the tv and laughed to myself.

Call me crazy, but it felt like a sign and for that I was grateful.