Monday, June 13, 2011

Wow 2 months off the blog

I didn't think it was that long but geesh! What can I say it was a busy spring but thank the Lord I've made it to summer vacation! Ah bliss. I did have thoughts of just letting the blog die a slow death, but being I'm on vaca maybe I can breathe a bit of life into it and see if I really want to keep it going. It is going on about 4 years old now.

So to catch up on life here is what we were up to in Happy's & Crappy's format.

Happy - School is out!!

Crappy - Tommy got 3 stitches in his head after horsing around at school. Man that sucker bled, and bled, and bled. On the outside I was amazingly calm, on the inside I was freaking out thinking please don't die, please don't die like this. I know, a bit melodramatic.

Happy - Austin made his 1st Holy Communion. It was a very special day for our very special boy. I still get nervous with him going up there but so far there have been no disasters. I'll probably be nervous forever.

Happy - Dad's 60th surprise birthday party to the Detroit Tiger game. He thought only 7 of us were going but we surprised him with 26 guests. He loved it! The 15 passenger van was a real hoot.

Happy - Adam & Katy's wedding; such a great night!

Happy - Both boys are doing well in baseball and are finishing up their seasons. Ashley continues to do well at Honeybees.

Crappy -We all battled some crappy illness that lingered for over a week, hit our throats, eyes, just crappy, crap, crap.  I think we are finally all mended.  

Happy - Joe & I went with Tommy and his class to Mackinaw for 3 days. Bless the Muylle's for keeping our younger two for us. Fun times. For Mike & Jill - remember the deuce. I probably should've have made that a crappy bahaha.

Crappy - I haven't taken time to plant flowers yet.

Happy - Tommy got Citizenship award for the year in his class, and a 3.94 GPA. He was also the 2nd highest AR point getter in the whole school with over 500 points.

Happy - Austin did okay in school. We had him tested for Special Ed. just to see how he was measuring up and he is borderline/low average. No SPED for Austin; we'll just keep working with him. The psychologist said he's a great kid and could tell he has a lot of support. We start the Papesh Summer School program today for all the kids. :)

Crappy - Haven't been to the cemetery very recently.

Happy - I celebrated my 33rd birthday and don't feel older than 30 most days. ;)

Happy - My hockey team won the championship and I ended my almost year long scoring drought with at least one, maybe two goals in that game.

Happy - Austin finished his hockey season.  Such a little pro.  We have his banquet on Sunday.

Crappy - Austin continues to have dental issues.  We're already being prepped at the prospect of braces but a bigger fear is him losing his bottom two middle permanent teeth.  He gums are rescinding bad due to bacteria and we gotta do better about brushing numerous times a day and chewing sugar free gum.  I'm praying he can keep those teeth.  Pretty significant crappy I know.

Happy - Coed Softball has started up again. We are 1-1.

Happy - We have Cedar Point/Michigan Adventure Platinum passes! Yeah! Anyone wanna go?

Happy - I graduated another group of fine 8th graders. I was given a beautiful yellow rosebush with an awesome hand painted pot from them. I love all my students.

Crappy - My house is always a disorganized mess. Am really hoping to remedy this soon.

Happy - The boys started basketball camp at the public school today.  Austin already had his session and LOVED it!  I am always nervous about him with his bad wing but he did fine! Tommy is at his session right now. 

Crappy - My beloved former teacher and now coworker Mrs. Bremer is retiring. I'm so happy she waited until Austin made it to 3rd grade. She is such a special lady and just did so much for both boys but especially Austin.

I think that is it! Ashley is two and is quite the pistol.  She's decided she doesn't want to nap or go to bed lately so we've had some bedtime battles.  I'm loving her longer hair and am hoping to not cut it for a long time but even with a pony you can see it can look a bit moppish. And Austin is just being Austin. :)

So life is good.  As you can see the happy's are outweighing the crappy's which is always a great sign.  It was fun to write this; I'll be back and hopefully sooner than 2 months.


Amy said...

I really enjoyed this, and I am happy you are back on the blog. I have missed you all. Love the good news! Sorry about the other junk, but I am glad things are going well.

Amy said...

I really enjoyed this, and I am happy you are back on the blog. I have missed you all. Love the good news! Sorry about the other junk, but I am glad things are going well.

Dawn said...

Thanks for missing us Amy! I need to catch up with you and Emma, and the other bloggy Mommies too! :) Thanks for sticking with me.

Sheila said...

Hey Dawn - glad to see an update, I've been missing ya! I hope you decide to keep blogging! I'm glad the happys outweigh the crappys - that's always a good thing!

Julie said...

Whew! reading all of this makes me wonder when you were home: no wonder the house is a 'disaster' in your words. Happy summer to all!

Dawn said...

Thanks for missing me Sheila - I hope you Chuck, and Malayna are all doing well.

Julie- You know it's a disaster. ;) But thanks for tolerating the place anyways when you come over. Happy Summer!