Thanks to AZ on the Rocks (a great indoor climbing place with the best summer/spring camp according to MB!) we got 3 tickets to the Diamondback game this past weekend.
Everyone was excited to get out and get in one last game, before we begin the countdown to FOOTBALL season. There are 2 adults in this house that are ready for some football.
5 and 3/4 (as MB tells it) is a great age for going to games. She is interested in learning about the sport. What base are they on? How fast does he pitch? what is the score? who is hitting? Lots of lots of questions…but she is learning and remembering the answers so it is all good.
Even more fun is the big screen and the cheers. She doesn’t miss a clapping opportunity and would laugh at me if I did. We got a big kick out of the kiss cam, though she didn’t want us to kiss if they got us on…”that would be embarrassing”. Ahh I thought I had a few more years before I started to embarrass her, guess not.
Of course a trip to the ballpark wasn’t complete without a treat. Surprisingly, she skipped ice cream this time for shaved ice and after about 10min of re-arranging herself in her seat she got the perfect position for eating shaved ice and TB an I were blessed with 20min of no chatter….at least not from our little dugout.
Winners all around…and the Diamondbacks too! The show wasn’t over yet…the ride home we got to see another amazing monsoon lightening storm…they just keep getting better.Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( 2 so far )
It was starting to be such a wonderful relaxing evening.
We had just gotten back from gymnastics class where MB was so proud she did a great handstand for the first time.
I opened up the fridge to see that someone had returned the soy sauce empty. TB couldn’t think Asian food without soy sauce so he offered to go to the store. MB joined as well…”I go with TB I can get treats”.
So I had the house quiet as I prepared egg rolls and beef and broccoli. Packed up MB’s lunch for tomorrow…since we rushed out for gymnastics. And cleaned up around the house. Getting ahead of the game for the evening.
Dinner was ready as they pulled in the door and it was good. MB has decided she likes egg rolls and love the sweet and sour sauce..even mixed it with her rice like TB does…yet he uses hot sauce.
Meanwhile TB is a little pre-occupied and keeps going to check out the front window. We are having our first monsoon so I asssumed that was what it was. After about the 3rd time he got up I asked…he said we had an animal outside in whispered tones that he was checking on. We finished our dinner and I went to peek.
A nice little rattlesnake. What I failed to notice was what it was eating…and that it wasn’t just one snake but another snake was there as well. Oh boy.
So I go back to cleaning and getting MB ready for bed. TB kept on an eye on things up front, called into our native neighbor, and had his iPad in hand doing some searches.
After MB gets out of the shower the commotion as grown. I finally share that we have a rattlesnake on our front door. You would of thought I said Santa was outside. She ran with glee to check it out. Not only did she find the snake but also about 3 neighbors and 3 neighborhood kids…all checking out the activity. TB had read that you can call the fireman to remove it if they are on your front door step. So the fireman arrived and carried it away. He also shared with MB the differences between the 2 kinds of snake- rattler=bad, bull=good.
The fireman told MB that he had a bull snake as a pet when he was a kid. Guess who wants a new pet???
Not going to happen.
So now it is calm….I am waiting for pictures from the neighbor.
And I will be checking twice when we go out to catch the bus in the morning.
Just when I thought it was going to be a quiet night at home.
Worst of all I missed the first monsoon of the season for us…and didn’t even get to see the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
Though MB did and told me they didn’t go after the pot of Gold cause they didn’t want to be late for dinner. Should I tell her it would of been ok if she brought back gold???Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )