Our Current State

Our Current State

So yesterday Bria had swim. Arleigh had a welcome to Marching Band function. Hanan had her end of season track banquet… all at the same time. Everyone else is finished with school for the year. We are over hear finishing up like end of May crazy thick in the...
North American Sand Soccer Championship 

North American Sand Soccer Championship 

Bria and I got to head down to Virginia Beach for the NASSC. It was a great weekend with team bonding and tons of sand soccer. Bria trained with a professional team from Barcelona.  She is there somewhere in the middle. We didn’t win. Bria suffered in goal...
The Cure For Everything

The Cure For Everything

Bria got me back to the salt water this weekend for her soccer tournament. I can assure you salt water truly is the cure of everything… Sweat, tears or the sea. I sat by myself on the balcony watching this big ball come up out of the ocean, listening to the...
The Virginian

The Virginian

Today we dipped our toes into the water that is travel soccer tournaments. Ray is in charge of fields. Bria is in charge of playing. The rest of us are here to cheer, lug equipment and pitch in wherever we’re needed.  We had a great day with a score and a...
Can’t Make This Stuff Up

Can’t Make This Stuff Up

That white wall… There used to be a cabinet there.  Ignore the cow bells 🤐 and the mess… Really, the cabinet has been relocated to my front door. Ray opened the door at dinner and noticed it was literally pulling off the wall. So naturally, he had me...
Time Is A Thief

Time Is A Thief

I blinked.  Seriously, that’s it. Like one time.  I blinked and this hot guy has been in the navy for 23 years.       I blinked and 22 roses appeared on my counter. How have I been married for 22 years? I’m barely that old! ...