Sunday, September 28, 2008
This week the Destroyers played East Aurora and Josh got his first start as Quarterback. He practiced super hard this past week on running his plays. He did really well even though the team had a rough game. Hopefully Josh will get to finish the year at this position, I think it's his favorite so far :)
This pic from the AJF website, photo by: Dave Gennocro
Thursday, September 11, 2008
I'm playing catch up here...I wanted to post on the 1st day of school, but life happens :) As for school ~ so far, so good...
Kayla is enjoying 4th grade and just had her 1st clarinet lesson (she'll be in the band this year). Monday she actually gets to blow into the instrument...oh goody! She likes her teacher and is happy to be back with all her friends again.
Josh is going to be a challenge this year...he doesn't mind going to school, but homework is going to be a struggle. Typical little boy. He has the same teacher Kayla had last year because she's teaching 2nd grade now...so Josh has his work cut out for him, Kayla is a tough act to follow.
We have open house tonight, so we'll get the inside scoop :)
I submitted a LO to the Digital Scrapbook Artisan Guild last week. The call was for layouts with blending and the layout was one that I did for Steve and Tabitha's wedding. I'd love to show ya, but I had to remove it from all of my online galleries.
So...look for me in the October issue of The Artisan Notebook™.
Congrats to Kathryn Estry too...the designer who's kit was used...you can view the kit here! Woo-Hoo!
Thursday, September 4, 2008
We had an amazing opportunity Labor Day weekend to visit NYC and attend the Aug. 31st game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the NY Yankees. With this being the final season for the Yankees in Yankee Stadium this was an offer too good to pass up. Those who know Tim well know he's a die-hard Cardinals fan, and definitely NOT a Yankees fan...but any baseball fan would jump at the chance to experience a New York home game in one of the coolest stadiums in the country.
We arrived in NYC late Saturday night and were ready to start bight and early Sunday morning. First stop was to Grand Central Station for NY-style bagels for breakfast. Then we headed to the stadium early to be able to take everything in. We wanted to make sure we were able to see Monument Park which contains a collection of monuments, plaques and retired numbers, pertaining to the New York Yankees. The game was cool, and we were able to see Eckstein and Rolan (former Cardinals) who now play for the Blue Jays. The Yankees lost 6-2, but A-Rod (Josh's favorite) scored a homerun...so he was happy.
The view from our seats!
Josh's reaction when they announced A-Rod!
Steve & Tabitha had our names put on the scoreboard...how cool is that!?!
After the game, we headed to Time Square and Rockefeller Center for a little sight-seeing. We also managed to get to Ground Zero...Tim really wanted to see the site and I haven't been there since 2002 so we wanted to make a special trip. Lastly, we took a round trip on the Staten Island Ferry...it was dark so my pics didn't turn out so good, but what a site with the NYC skyline all lit up.
Our future Rockette
A million thanks to Gene for getting us the tickets and to Steve and Tabitha for letting us shack up at La Maison...we owe you BIG TIME! When do the Devils play the Sabres??? Sounds like a good time for a return trip!