Holidays, Life

Current feelings and bullet points

WHEW, okay, the weekend is over, swim meet is over, Christmas is ALMOST HERE and there is a legit blizzard approaching fast. Current feelings: Feeling= Exhausted The swim meet all went smoothly, but it's just a long and full weekend. No major issues, thankfully. Most people showed up and did what they were supposed to,… Continue reading Current feelings and bullet points

Kids, Life, Volunteering, Weekends

Meet is over + a day I’ve been looking forward to

Good news- the swim meet is all over. Everything went fine. There were the usual hiccups here and there, but nothing terrible. The biggest issue was that the head coach had set a ticket limit of 250 tickets per session (a.m and p.m.) because our pool just doesn't have that much space for spectating. He… Continue reading Meet is over + a day I’ve been looking forward to

Kids, Life, Parenting

Rollercoaster weekend/ parenting is hard

Yee-haw, what a weekend!! It felt like a total rollercoaster. So, we left Saturday morning for the swim meet, as I mentioned. First of all, those were some LONG days at the pool. We were essentially there from 9 am until almost 8 pm both days, with a couple hour break in between Prelims and… Continue reading Rollercoaster weekend/ parenting is hard

Kids, Recipes

An overnight + shrimp soup recipe

A mini-getaway with Asher I'm up early on a Saturday because by ~08:00 I need to be ready to leave with Asher for an overnight swim meet. It's not too far- about a 1 hour drive. But this meet will be his first ever "Prelims/Finals" format meet. Meaning, the kids swim in the morning session,… Continue reading An overnight + shrimp soup recipe