The week of Homecoming is spirit week at the high school. Monday was class color. Peanut's class color is red. It is the same as Pumpkin's! We bought these red pants at Goodwill years ago for Pumpkin to wear. They were huge on him and are huge on Peanut.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Probably five years ago, we added creek bed rocks to the corner of our back yard. Over time, the rocks settled and dirt washed over them. In an effort to remedy the situation, the Big Guy started unearthing all the rocks. Talk about tedious! He has patience beyond belief diligently working his way to the corner. He occasionally gets some help from Buddy. Once the ground is ready, we will create two rock bed streams. Our hope is the water will run along the fence line to the storm drain. This is our pre -dinner entertainment. That is until the mosquitoes take over. Tonight, the Big guy is going to wear long sleeves and pants to prevent the mosquitoes from biting him!
We'd love to have Pumpkin home helping us. No doubt. He'd be singing while he dug!
Posted by Becky at 8:43 AM
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Yesterday, CGA played MMA in the annual Secretary's Cup. CGA came out victorious!!
Another thrill, Pumpkin got to see a club swim team member from here. Jordan just started at the Merchant Marine Academy. Fortunately, I have connections and did not have to wait for Pumpkin to send me this selfie! They both look good.
Glad they got to see each other. I hope I get to hear all about it soon...
Posted by Becky at 4:22 PM
Saturday, September 13, 2014
I posted about the wonderful tshirt quilt my sister helped create for Pumpkin. As a token of my appreciation, I knitted her a pair of socks. She saw the first sock and actually tried it on. I wanted to make sure they fit before I got both done. I enjoyed knitting these and hope she loves wearing them. I ordered super wash sock yarn from Gales Art in the owl color way. Her description of the yarn, owl, is so fitting - "...the base of the color of these skeins is whitened a series of golden yellows. On top of this, I have freckled it with a series of browns and rust to emulate the feathers and coloring of a barn owl." When I look at the socks, I think of an owl perched rustling its feathers.
The FedEx delivery man dropped them off to my sister on Friday. Her text declared that she has happy feet! It will have to get a bit cooler for her to wear them regularly. I do hope she wears them and does her best to try to wear them out!
I'm thinking socks might be on tap for Christmas! Yep. I am starting to think about that. I have yarn that needs to be used up. We'll see if I can rise to the challenge.
Posted by Becky at 10:48 PM
Friday, September 12, 2014
Got some new door decor. Thank you monkeylynndesigns!
Thinking about raising it up over the door knocker and might even take off the bow as it gets smashed between the door and storm door. Also, thinking about ordering another one for Thanksgiving.
Ahhh! That was an easy fix and looks so much better to me. I've never had a thing for bows. Like the simple look of just the pineapple. Can't wait to see what it looks like from the street.
Posted by Becky at 8:38 AM
Thursday, September 11, 2014
There was an all comers meet on Tuesday night. It is open to everyone and anyone. Coach said that it'd be the determinant for varsity for the meet next weekend. Peanut went out fast...
It was so hot out, again. If you look closely, Peanut is glistening all over! He ran strong. It was fun to watch. I am so grateful that he has found something he loves. I pray for him to stay injury free. As I type this it is raining, the cool weather is on its way. Yipee!
Posted by Becky at 7:41 AM