Friday, March 20, 2015

March Madness


Ha...you thought this was going to be a post about basketball didn't you?  I thought I'd take a quick moment to post a little about some of our March adventures. We are headed to Lego Kidsfest this afternoon. Evan is very excited about this adventure. Me?  Well I will reserve my opinion until I have been enclosed with thousands of kids celebrating their love of Legos for 4 1/2 hours!

In the meantime....


I'm relaxing for a minute with my Raspberry Chocolate Truffle coffee in my Café Du Monde mug from the New Orleans trip. Great trip....really want to go back to New Orleans again....we barely even scratched the surface of all the fun things to do there!

In actuality we just got back late yesterday afternoon....from The Nut House...(our place at Bennett Springs (so aptly named by the way)

 
While we were there we spent a day in Branson enjoying Ripley's Believe it or Not and The Titanic Museum. The fishing was ok (meaning they caught a few) but the weather turned cold and the fish just weren't biting as good as usual.
 
Well let's throw in a little basketball just to make up for my tricky title...
 
 
This is from Evan's last practice...just last night March 19th. He has learned so many skills this season. In this picture they were playing a skills game where your "team" tries to outshoot the other. Evan's ball is the green one...going in first!  During one of the skills games he was one of the final two!  He still has much to learn but I am amazed at just how much he has gained in one season. They play their final game tomorrow, Saturday March 21st.
 
I hope you are enjoying a FABULOUS MARCH....I know I am but I must say...I'm ready for a little spring weather.
 
 
 

Friday, March 6, 2015

Hello March

 

 
Ok, Ok...I know we are a few days into March...but I mean...who knew! The weather feels like deep winter not just a few days shy if the first day of spring!  I'm pretty excited to be heading to New Orleans next week even though the weather forecast is rainy! Boo rain but the temps do look to be close to 70!
 
A few years ago I got into the habit of setting monthly goals in seven-eight areas of my life and each month I'd write them down, stick them in my binder and "hope for the best." in accomplishing them. Sometimes the month went smoothly and things seemed to move in the direction I intended and some months....well...let's just say....NOT as planned.   It's a habit I'd like to get back to this month because at least it made me THINK about what I want to accomplish.
 
 
The areas I used to write goals for included:
 
Self
Marriage
Family
Friends
Spiritual
Home
Hobbies
Work
 
Since I'm retired I'm going to change it a bit.....
 
Self
Marriage
Family
Friends
Spiritual
Home
Hobbies
Writing
 
 
I'd be happy for you to join me in writing some monthly "life area" goals. You will be surprised by how just keeping these areas of your life in mind, helps you to balance your life a bit more!
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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