Archive for September, 2013


Most of Nicks games are FAR, FAR away but I made this one, and they won!

September 28, 2013 at 11:02 pm Leave a comment

Flag Football

Joe is enjoying the kiddos on his team this year, athletically it’s a building year. Fun meter high!

September 27, 2013 at 12:46 am Leave a comment

Flag Football and Friends

football friends
Joe hung out with his buddies Jacob and Matthew today before the Flag Football game! Excited about the new season.

September 20, 2013 at 10:27 pm Leave a comment

Battle of the Bay-Frosh

frosh Bob
Ouch! This one hurt. CDM was close to 50 points at halftime. A spanking these boys got a spanking

September 19, 2013 at 12:15 am Leave a comment

Playing with an App

I was mucking around on my cell phone while sitting in my car waiting for a boy to get in to shuffle to the next event.
The anchor made me happy this very day

September 16, 2013 at 11:36 pm Leave a comment

Frosh V PV

Zoomed over from Joe’s class to come watch the Freshmen game against Palos Verdes HS. Joe invited his buddy Matthew whom, he is thrilled to have in class for the fourth year in a row, to come to the JV game and watch the action.
I love Tony’s hands, “ummmm, that was MY ball, ummmm Hello?”
Cruising the Frosh game cuz they are that cool 😉

September 12, 2013 at 11:22 pm Leave a comment

And the school year begins

“If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.” ~Louis D. Brandeis

High School
Tony’s name was not on the list of names for his class on the first day of school as a freshmen, a nice “Welcome, you don’t matter” He had to stand in a 30 minute line with other freshmen who matter just as much, and was late for his class. So I followed all the rules pre-registered, he went to registration and ….we get the boobie prize.

Middle School
Nick’s Dyslexic. So he had to find his classes that he was handed on the first day of school without any help, stressful for someone without issues but even more stressful with processing issues

Joe is lucky enough to be born with an attitude that really allows for anything. So the unknown does not bother him one bit, one out of three approve of this crappy system.

I ask myself why is this super secret process such a circus? Is it because the administration can’t stand up to pushy parents who demand certain teachers? Those parents get what they want know matter what hoops you make them jump. Is it a lack of organization? Poor computer programs? Wouldn’t it be magical if it was explained.

We(the school admin) make the transition back to school awkward, complicated, and last minute because:
a) we can
b) job security
c) we don’t like children and want them to suffer as much as possible
d) it’s a process you are to stupid to understand

…..I’m not ready to deal with this crap, my filter is not operating yet. I want summer back.

September 4, 2013 at 10:00 pm Leave a comment

And they are off

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” ~Aristotle
Three Kiddos in three different schools! Let the games begin. A bit of my heart goes with each boy and a hope. I hope they are kind and I hope they find kindness. This is a roller coaster kind of day I tell you….just a rollercoaster.

September 3, 2013 at 3:03 pm Leave a comment


Our Goodbye to summer trip to Dave and Buster’s. Had Fondue, the boys played video games, Oh my it’s hard to say goodbye to summer.

September 2, 2013 at 11:46 pm Leave a comment

Civil War Reenactment in HB

“I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.” ~Abraham Lincoln
Not sure if it’s the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg address that geeks me out or the really loud booms, but I do Love coming every year!

September 1, 2013 at 11:37 pm Leave a comment

September 2013