Tuesday, September 27, 2011

David Soccer

David plays varsity soccer for a local homeschool team. He plays right center defense or sweeper. This is his third year on the team.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Suzy Soccer

Suzy is playing AYSO U10 soccer again this year. She is a good player and works hard on the field. She has made 2 goals so far this season.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Lisa's Logbook - September 25

Note: I just posted last week's entry today, though it is dated Sept 20. Scroll down and take a look!

Current Mood: Relaxed
Outside: Overcast but bright, and about 72.
Wearing: black jeans, grey AYSO tee, white socks.
Tunes: Church music on the radio all day today (Bob's choice)
Kids Are: 1 is sorting clothes, 3 have vanished upstairs.
Hubby Is: helping 1 sort clothes
Something New: Ordered NaNoWriMo tee shirts and a NaNo mug and they arrived this week. Those will stay put away until November though.
Something Yummy: hot apple cider at Tim Horton's!
Blessings: James blew out his karate pants but a friend is giving us a replacement pair outgrown from her son.
ReadingA Jane Austen Education: How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship, and the Things That Really Matter by William Deresiewicz. A Praying Life by Paul Miller. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas. The End of Molasses Classes by Ron Clark.
Watching:  Glee Season 1 (kind of a guilty pleasure), Abduction (in the theater), Henry's Crime (Keanu!)
Considering: What to buy myself for my birthday. Oh yeah, I mean what to ask for.....
Working On: getting through the soccer season
Accomplishments: Got the summer and winter clothes switched out.
Looking Forward to: my birthday! Also to getting Season 5 of Friday Night Lights.
Here (finally) are the "First Day Sundaes" pix.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Lisa's Logbook - September 20

Current Mood: satisfied
Outside: Dark and 54
Wearing: PJ's
Tunes: yeah, the 80's music still
Kids Are: 3 are in bed (hopefully 2 are asleep). 1 is supposedly doing his algebra.
Hubby Is: asleep
Something New:  a new toilet plunger! It has a cool case! :-)
Something Yummy: Sheryl made something DELICIOUS and chocolate-y for the belt promotion tonight.
Blessings: Our family reunion turned out wonderful!
Reading:   A Praying Life by Paul Miller (80% done). The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas. The End of Molasses Classes by Ron Clark.
Watching:  Glee Season 1, 24 Season 1, Castle Season 2, Hanna, Something Borrowed
Considering: if we can afford the karate tournament which is a TON more expensive than I expected it to be. Even just for David to participate would be pricy. :-(  Also trying to see if we can go camping one more time this year.
Working On: Seeds of Faith directory
Accomplishments: Got my orange belt tonight!
Looking Forward to: getting the house in shape this weekend, maybe going to a movie?

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Lisa's Logbook - September 11

Oops, once again I forgot to post this. Was waiting on a pic, but I never got one. Sorry! LOL

Current Mood: cheerful
Outside: 78 and sunny! Perfect!
Wearing: green and brown top, brown capris and bare feet.
Tunes: Dugongs, dugongs, living in the ocean, causing a commotion.....
Kids Are: 1 is at her friend's house across the street, 1 is eating cereal, 2 are on the computer. Yeah, I should boot them all outside. We will go for a walk after Bob naps.
Hubby Is: napping
Something New: Teaching a new writing class starting this week. Looking forward to working weekly with eighteen students ages 11-15.
Something Yummy: Roza's pizza with bacon!
Blessings: I love September!
Reading:   A Praying Life by Paul Miller (which is EXCELLENT. As soon as I finish it, I'm going to start over!). The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas. Have a book by Ron Clark to peruse.
Watching:  Friday Night Lights (Completed season 4!), The Help (LOVED it; go see it if you didn't already), Psych season 5
Considering: what to put in the side yard to replace all the juniper trees Bob cut down this weekend.
Working On: lesson plans for homeschooling
Accomplishments: Finally cut all 4 kids' hair!
Looking Forward to: James' 1st soccer game, season 5 of Friday Night Lights, getting my orange belt!

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Lisa's Logbook - September 4

Current Mood:  a bit ungracious
Outside: 73 and rainy
Wearing: Firefly tee, brown capris and flip flops. And a feather in my hair. Thinking about putting on jeans and socks though. Chilly now!
Tunes: nothing really
Kids Are: 3 are impatiently waiting for me to be ready, 1 is with a friend
Hubby Is: at work on a Sunday!
Something New: bought a DVD of a movie I love - Management. Also bought sheets for the camper - in GREY, lol. Oh, I also bought 2 large flower pots that look ceramic but are plastic (and they were on clearance). Want to put mums in those.
Something Yummy:  I am loving Greek yogurt. Any kind, any brand. If I buy plain, I add a swirl of honey and a dribble of real vanilla extract. And I eat it with Kashi Go Lean.
Blessings: I was able to BE a blessing to a family in need at the campground. Maybe I can post the story separately.
Reading:   A Praying Life by Paul Miller (which is EXCELLENT. As soon as I finish it, I'm going to start over!). The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas. Have a book by Ron Clark to peruse and several magazines also.

Watching:  Friday Night Lights (Completed season 3! LOL), I Do (But I Don't)
Considering: memory verses
Working On: last minute co-op stuff, last minute soccer registration stuff, Brit Lit plans and preparations, lesson plans for homeschooling
Accomplishments: Went through the entire camp "week" (4 full days) without getting online at all. 
Looking Forward to: Seeing The Help, the first day of co-op, James and Suzy's 1st soccer games
Pic: These are the black belts from the record-breaking testing last Sunday. Since I was IN the big group of everyone all together, I couldn't get a photo of that. You can see how large the facility was. This is only part of the large soccer field and there were THREE fields in the building! Amazing.