Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Johnson Space Center

Today I got to ride the charter bus with my son's class to Johnson Space Center in Houston.  Was I thinking clearly when I agreed to chaparone third and fourth graders?  :) 

Monday, May 17, 2010

What did you say?

Don't you just love when children learn a language?  They are so stinkin' cute sometimes with the things they say.  This morning I was taking the sheets off of our bed, and Mamush says, "Momma, what's that all about?"  He had me rolling!

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Doctor Dolittle

I am a lover of classics, and Doctor Dolittle is just one of them, so now you can see the connection between this pic and my title.  You see, Curran was on a break in between soccer games, so she wanted to go look at these animals.  Some people that are regulars at that park said these nutria are always here but never come up to you.  Well, my husband commented that Curran talks to the animals, and right at that moment, one crawled right up to her!  She fed and petted it!  Oh my! 

Needless to say, we did play all of our games today.  We won the first 2-0 against the Dallas Texans from Austin.  Then we dropped the second 0-2 against the Lonestars.  I was told it was heart-breaking!  Apparently, the first score came from a PK awarded from a yellow card against one of our girls.  Even the other team's parents said they didn't see a foul.  Then the second goal came when the opposing team held our goalie's jersey in the box.  I don't mind losing, but not like that!  I have to place blame on bad officiating!  You know it's just not you when the other team's parents agree.  But we came back with a 6-0 win for our third game which sealed a second place victory.  The best comment of the day was when a few of the Lonestar parents came up to our parents and asked why they hadn't heard of us before.  (I guess we are like Grandma's secret recipe-a well hidden secret!)

Here's  a better pic that one of our parents took of the Nutria:

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Rain, Rain, Go Away

Little Curran wants to play!  Soccer that is!  My husband made a trip to Houston for Curran's Director's Cup State Championship games, but as soon as he pulled into the park, he got a message that the games were cancelled due to field conditions.  So, it was another two hour trip home, not to mention the price of gas!  Yikes!  That was okay with me though because we both were able to attend Cullen's dance recital...  My how she's grown!

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Eugenics and Modern Racism

  Please visit http://www.maafa21.com/ .  Click on the link and watch the trailer for this documentary.  I believe You Tube also has a couple of trailers too.  (This is especially important to the African community.)

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Tuesday, May 4, 2010


Sometimes I just want to oull my hair out in frustration.  What is going on in the world when we can justify our agency's unethical actions just so we can have a child?  Are we that selfish?  Do the ends justify the means?  Ever?  Do you think that by bullying another person to keep quiet is going to change reality?  One day, the truth WILL come out.  Then, what will your answer be on why you chose to stay silent?

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Paboos for Africa

Today Sheridan is 4 years old.  I thought she'd be past the "terrible two" stage by now.  Boy, was I wrong!  But she never ceases to amaze me with the things she comes up with.  We have been preparing Sher for taking away her paboos for awhile now on her 4th birthday.  We tell her that she is a big girl at the magical age of 4, so she told us this morning as she handed her paboos (6 of them) to us that she wanted us to send them to Africa so all  the babies will have something to make them not cry until they have a family. 

She did cry for them tonight when we put her to sleep, but we reminded her that she wanted them sent to Africa.  She really is a big girl!  :)