The Beginning of the End

April 30, 2019 in Christmas, Preschool, Swim Team - No Comments

The weeks leading up to Christmas were filled with school parties, church parties, favorite things parties, a live nativity, dinners with friends and all of the typical pre-Christmas activities. The closer it got to Christmas, the more the germs started spreading. Crew almost missed his preschool performance and visit from…

Fall Swim

March 21, 2019 in Blake, Friends, Sports, Swim Team, Swimming - No Comments

Blake made it past the one year mark of year round swimming and he really started to find his stride. He advanced into a higher level which meant his practice time increased to 1.5 hours, three days a week. Each practice consisted of swimming well over 1000 meters. Practice was…

Year Round Swimming

March 4, 2018 in Blake, Sports, Swim Team, Swimming - No Comments

Blake continued swim team all throughout the winter which meant getting out of practice well past dark and enduring chilly early morning swim meats. There are no indoor pools in Southern California, so when he has a 7am warmup time and it’s 46 degrees outside in January, you better hope…

Fall According to my Phone

As if I didn’t already sufficiently cover our fall happenings, here are the remaining undocumented memories captured from my phone. I’ll start by going all the way back to Labor Day weekend. After Troy’s epic surprises on the Saturday of my birthday, we took it easy for the rest of…

Summer Swim Team

September 1, 2016 in Blake, Sports, Swim Team, Swimming - 1 Comment

Blake started practicing with the swim team this summer after completing an intro program. It was his first chance to compete and he loved it.  I never liked putting my face in the water as a child (still don’t), so it genuinely impressed me to watch him race. He was…

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