We headed up to North Georgia to visit the darling twins last week.
Because we hadn’t seen them in at least seven days.
We said we would take them to dinner.
So Elizabeth Rachel both of them invited most of the team to join us.
I lovingly announced we were not buying dinner for the whole team.
After a 45 minute wait for burgers and sandwiches, we all headed over to the gym.
We really came to watch intramural basketball and this was the Fighting Red Hens second game.
We specifically asked if they would be embarrassed to have their parents in attendance knowing full well that this was a collegiate activity that parents don’t typically attend.
They assured us that they would love for us to come as would their friends.
As we got settled in the bleachers, Rachel quickly pointed out there were other old people there. Yes, that’s right two other sets of parents came to embarrass their children.
The Red Hens won! The opposing team, The Tribe, displayed some pretty poor sportsmanship. Geez, who knew intramurals was so competitive these days?
Elizabeth is coaching instead of playing…much to her dismay. She still has a back injury and has not been able to do any physical activity for almost a month.
We had so much fun I think we’re going back this week. 😉
Early Valentine’s Day Gifts
At the last minute before we left home, I realized we wouldn’t see them for Valentine’s Day and I had a couple of little things to give them.
I dug around for some little clearance boxes I knew I had put somewhere. I grabbed two pieces of tissue paper in a drawer I hide things from Scary Baby. There were two pink gift bags folded neatly there. I threw them in a bag too so I could put my thoughtful gifts together in the car on the way.
Yes, I’m a planner.
As PhilBillPaul was driving, I discovered the cute little boxes were not going to hold my gifts. I had to re-use the gift bags that I obviously saved to re-use. How perfect that they were pink.
I wish I had video of the priceless moment when I presented Rachel with her pink striped gift bag. Elizabeth had opened hers earlier so she just posed for the picture.
Rachel looked less than thrilled when she saw Victoria’s Secret on the bag.
“You can open it now.”
“It’s a thong.”
Elizabeth and I laughed pretty hard.
“It’s not a thong.”
“Like I’d really buy you a thong for Valentine’s Day or any day?”
It was a t-shirt and candy.
Give me a little credit.
On Friday, I sent Rachel a text:
“R u wearing ur new thong today?”
“I am wearing it now it’s nice and snug.”
“Glad it fit!”
The Grunter and Scary Baby did not get thongs.
Just a cute box filled with Hershey’s kisses that fit nicely in the little boxes.
And a free doughnut.
We’re all about chocolate and sugar.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Happy Birthday Martha!
What are you giving or getting for Valentine’s Day?