Sunday, September 9, 2012

Sunday, Sept 9th, 2012

Today was spent watching Brian play on his new baseball travel team. RBA 16 Elites played the RBA Showcase 17/18's. It was LONG! 1pm-5pm ish! He played shortstop the whole time. He is using a new glove and has been trying to break it in. He doesn't get all the balls he normally does so we will see how it goes. It's different than the one he has now. Different brand and a teeny bit bigger. It was a day of ups and downs for plays and hitting. We have our 1st tournament in 2 weeks, so hopefully it will be broken in by then or he will want another one just like the one he has. Who knows. Tonight I am doing laundry, hoping to download some pictures from my camera and play on the computer a bit. I am packing my gym bag for my 5:30am Monday morning cycle class. I do that on Monday and Thursdays and I really enjoy them. Tuesday and Fridays I do 10 mins on the elliptical and then I do a weight routine. Wednesdays I take off and sleep in a bit and fix the twins a good breakfast. Last Friday, a friend of mine, Jolie Bannister (Lynch) passed away. She was absolutely beautiful. Her son, Daniel, plays baseball with Brian. They were on the Raiders, Titans and most recently, RBA 15 Elites (Daniel moved up a few months into the summer season). She had skin cancer years ago and had some surgery as evidenced by some scars on her arm. She then began having headaches years later...and it was actually the cancer and it had spread to her brain. Brian is going to the Memorial service for her on Tuesday, to show support for his good friend, Daniel. Also, today, I learned that another good friend, has skin cancer and it is in her lymph nodes. I wont mention her name yet as her children don't know. I doubt anyone reads this, but I don't want to take any chances. There is much more to this story and unfortunately, it is a very sad story. Major prayers are needed. Oh yes...and today is me and Jimmy's 18th anniversary. We spent it watching Brian play baseball. I think that is what both of us would have chosen to do if given the choice. We love watching him play baseball. Okay...for now, off to do all the things I need to do tonight! SLS

Saturday, September 8, 2012

O.M.G. It has been awhile!

Sept 8, 2012 WOW! It has been a long time since I have posted! I think my new goal should be to be a tad bit more consistent with my blogging! LOL Oh that one of the abbreviations that " one uses that anymore"??? Oh well, I use it still, so...whatever! Well, let's see, cant really start and fill in everything so just a few quick notes and then I will just begin from today and maybe fill in every now and then with something from the past that happened. *Brian and Brittany are now 16 and have just started their Junior year at Godwin High School *Jamie is a Senior (5th year, whatever!) at VCU after 2 years at MIZZOU *Chris is living with my mom still, is working at Einstein's Bagels and continues to grow up a little more everyday. I have noticed a maturity growing in him (even though he gave up his car....ugh) and a much kinder, gentler side to him. He no longer seems so angry all of the time...and I enjoy spending time with him. Okay, this will have to be a blog somewhere down the road. *I am still working at RPD and continue to enjoy my job *Jimmy is still at Loveland *Dizzy Dean will be 7 years old this December *Ralph Lauren (Jamie's Min-pin) has joined our family and he is 2 *Tiger and Rocky do not enjoy him and have been living as outdoor cats since his arrival. We keep a warm spot in the shed for them as well as a little house on the deck. Lots of warm, fresh blankets for them and try to love on them as much as possible. *Jack and Sissy continue to live inside, but one of them pees everywhere (and has for a couple of years) and one of these days I will have reached my limit with that and they will not be here long after that. If I could find homes for them now, they would be gone. LOVE my animals...but you deal with cat pee on everything from clothing, to blankets, to counters and my stove...repeatedly. Yes, gross. *I have an Iphone now that I love and my newest thing is my MacBookPro that I bought for $300 from a friend For tonight that is all. Tomorrow is a baseball game with Brian at RBA for his RBA 16 Elite team, playing the RBA 17 Elite team. I am looking forward to that. Maybe I will even post a picture! Goodnite...