Friday, October 23, 2009
Every summer my dad would watch baseball on our television. We only could get one station and until we got 'rabbit ears' did we pick up the network feed from Salt Lake. October would come and there would be play offs. This meant my dad could watch baseball on whatever station carried that night's game. Out of boredom I joined him in the living room watching the post season and world series. I liked the Cincinnati Reds with Johnny Bench, Pete Rose, and Hank Aaron. I don't remember who my dad liked but it was usually a different team. He would make bets on who would win and the loser would pay up with Tootsie Rolls. These were not the bite size but the rolls that cost a nickle. I looked forward to the games and took a special interest in who was playing when a tootsie roll was on the line. We equally got our share of Tootsie rolls during the different games each fall.
Now it is October and the post season. I still watch baseball hoping for my teams to get to the world series. There are still Tootsie Rolls to snack on and a special memory of the time spent with my dad.
Sunday, October 11, 2009
This past month has been very hectic to say the least. I am still going through boxes and will probably be working on this for a while longer. I am de-junking and deciding on what I really want to keep here in the house.
September we celebrated Payton's 2nd birthday and a week later we got together for Ric's.
Yesterday was our Stake's Preparedness Fair and I taught the class on Water storage. (Ric forgot to take a picture of my display/class.) Ric attend the classes on Gardening and checked out the Dutch Oven cooking. There were some great handouts as well as recipes for us to try. With our new calling we are super excited to incorporate many aspects of preparedness in our own lives and teach it to our ward family.
I have been working on a little stitching and will post my finishes later this week. I am in the process of putting together the list of things I hope to make for Christmas and need to get down to work if I expect to finish on time.