Has it really been 16 days since my last posting?
I would really love to blame it all on a broken computer or internet connection problems but I can't seeing as my email is checked regularly ever 3 days or so and my Netflix queue has been updated 5 times recently as well as 3 glorious instant watching weeks on my tv! I guess my only real excuse is complete and total laziness! If I were any real kind of blogger I suppose I would go get my calendar and pick out the things we have done in the last few weeks but I suppose since I am comfortable I will just remember the things we have done.
Here goes nothing........
On May 8th my little Girl Scout had a "Daisy Day" which was a fun filled adventure day at a campsite (in the trees of course) about 45 min from us. I was one of the chaperons so that morning after getting us ready and set I took a claritin and we were ready to go! Sadly my camera was left at home. I suppose forgetting my camera was okay considering I remembered everything else, even to wear my lame-O medic alert bracelet which David will tell you I hate wearing, so anyways, no pictures. The day reminded me of being out at young womens camp, there was plenty of crafts and games and even a short hike where the girls searched clues to collect beads for a necklace. It was a long day for the girls and an even longer day for the mommies. 4pm couldn't come fast enough but I will say we were so lucky the rain stayed away. Our Daisy's were amazing, all 14 of them and Casey had a really great time and is excited for the camp out next year.
Me and Casey were so glad to get our butts home to the boys. I got here and David had picked up the entire house it was so nice so after a quick clothes change I packed us all an over night bag and we drove down to Grants Pass to see Bob and Peggy for Mothers Day. we got there about 10pm and stayed up until 1am talking about everything we could think of. It was so nice to see them it had been 4 months which for us is a long time! Destiny's Nate was there too so it was super fun to see him but not super fun Destiny was in Tucson. Sunday Peggy took the kids out for Connors belated birthday and they came home looking like they won the jackpot in New shoes and holding their cups of root beer. We all love Peggy she takes such good care of us!
Nothing great happened okay that is not entirely true I did find out I could instant watch Netflix via the wii which was a-ma-zing! for me not so much for anyone else. I did make sure the children got to and from school and were cleaned and fed but that was pretty much it for the first week of it. I loved my Netflix before but now it is even better!
I could seriously live happily ever after with my Nintendo(s) my TV my wii and Twilight!
Last Week Casey finally decided to play soccer with Connor for the remainder session. They had a practice Wednesday and she scored her first goal by hopping around yelling "i did it! i did it!" until Connor grabbed her around the neck to hug her. My kids love each other if nothing else!
Okay so I got ahead of myself because Wednesday the 19th before soccer and the goal it was the first and only field trip of the year for Casey and guess what, I remembered my camera! It was yet another fun filled day camp out at Camp Tillikum. I was like, "Fer real, we freakin live in the trees why do we have to spend the one field trip we have in them, come on!", when I found out but I guess that's how we do it in Oregon. Stupid Oregon! Well the day started out fine, we left and the sky was clear and we got there and the sky was cloudy but not wet, phew! Not so fast, five minutes into it the rain started coming down and didn't stop the whole time we were there. Now remember I said I had my camera well I did but it only lasted a good ten minutes because I forgot to charge the batteries so I got a couple of pictures of Casey climbing the rock wall at our first station, the Tree House. I wish I had paid more attention and saved the pictures for the rope bridge but it's me so too bad so sad!
Here are Casey and Samantha we were on the bus en route to Camp Tillikum, these two girlies were my responsibility for the day!
Here are the little ladies deciding to wait in line for the rope bridge or go try out the rock climbing wall first.
Casey bug about to climb the ladder up into the tree house for her turn on the rope bridge.
And then my camera dies!
After our time in the tree house was over we had a hike and we got soaked! It was not raining it was pouring. Even the trees gave us little shelter. We ate lunch in a barn sitting on hay bales, Casey wants to make sure I say "and it was fun!". After eating lunch she got to go fishing and didn't catch a single fish but lucky for her someone caught a salamander and Mrs. Kohl allowed her to hold it. Nasty!! She loved it but no thank you for me! After fishing she made a key chain and was so very distraught when she realized she wrote her name in permanent marker upside down. I tried to console her but it only made matters worse so we dropped it! Grumpy Butt Girl! It was then time to load up on the bus and go home. Can you guess what happened then? Lo and behold the rain stopped, completely! Freakin Portland! We did have a great time I love being with my baby cakes no matter what we do!
This brings us to yesterday, the 20th of May and my oh my, it was my little Daisy's, Girl Scout rollerskating party. Will the madness never end? No apparently it wont! We picked up Connor from school and headed out to Hillsboro to Skate World where all the other Daisy's were for an afternoon of delight. It was scary when we all started out there was a train of girls on the wall just trying to stay up but by the end all the girls were skating, it was truly amazing that they all kept getting up off their knees and behinds every time they ended up on them. The most amazing of all was Connor, I am laughing just thinking about how much fun he was skating. Casey took off with her friends and so me and Con were together trying out our wheels. He would not take the time to roll he wanted to fly in those skates and so we ended up on the floor a lot and we laughed each time we ended up on the floor! but that boy kept getting up and getting up he would not stop until he was flying. That never happened but he tried and tried. One of the mom's there told me she was in love with him and I laughed and said "yup he's pretty crazy!" and she got mad and told me "he is not crazy he is determined!" Boy oh Boy she has no idea. That was a fun afternoon and the kids want to go again and I figure why not? Madness, Bring It!
I was so sore last night but only have one real bruise on my right knee. This morning I woke up with a killer headache and my acetaminophen is not helping.
I will be glad for a couple days rest, that is for sure!
Yeah for the weekend!