Thursday, May 27, 2010

Summer Lovin'

Today is the last day of school, it's such an exciting time for kids because the summer holds such endless possibilities. When I was little I used to imagine doing all kinds of amazing things in the summer and then come fall I was always disappointed that we didn't do any of those things. I'm not complaining though because the stuff we did do was awesome. I have the best summer memories and just because I didn't appreciate them at the time (I was a bratty kid) doesn't mean that I don't appreciate them now.

Last summer I spent working while my kids stayed with my mom, my mom has health problems so they didn't get to do much at all, this year I'm making it up to them. I'm going to be the best freaking mother ever! We're going to the pool at least once a week, we're going to go to story time at the library once a week, we're going to have a week long trip to Houston where we'll go to the beach (hopefully it won't be covered in oil), we're going to have a week long trip to Colorado, we're running a 5K as a family, we're going to the lake, we're going to do arts and crafts and play with bubbles and all kinds of fun things that kids love. This summer is NOT going to be spent indoors glued to a tv.

I also have some other lofty goals for this summer, like, I want to teach Sophia to ride her bike without training wheels, I'm trying to get the kids in swim class (we'll see how that goes) and I really want to learn to skateboard (I'm not really sure why but I have an overwhelming urge to skateboard). I want to ride bikes all over post, I want to go through so much sunscreen that I will wish I had bought stock in Coppertone. This is going to be a great summer!

Thursday, May 13, 2010

I got an email this morning letting me know that my quote will be used on Overheard in the Office today! The funniest part was that I didn't even remember what I submitted but when I saw the 3PM post it all came back to me. LOL

I really miss working at the bank, it really was great comedic relief sometimes.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Guten Tag

So, it's been forever since I've written on this blog but I finally have something to say that isn't about running, amazing huh? On Tuesday we found out that we are going to be moving to Germany in March! I'm so excited because we all know how much I hate Oklahoma (even though running has really helped me appreciate Oklahoma a lot more). I'm going to miss my friends and family but I'm beyond excited to get to travel and experience a new culture. I'm really excited because the kids are old enough to remember this time in their lives, it's going to be amazing.

I really wanted to start blogging here again so I can look back on our journey in Germany and our journey getting to Germany. I have a lot of stuff to do before we leave so it's a good thing we have 10 months before we leave. I'm going to start planning out places we want to visit while we're there, France is really close to where we're going to be so I'm sure that will be in there along with Italy (our #1 spot) and the UK.  So, if anyone has any suggestions leave me a comment, I pretty much want to see everything but I know that won't be possible so I need to narrow it down.