Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Monday, October 03, 2011
Hans’ first football game against Trinity, a sure loss according to coach. Yet everyone was pleasantly surprised! Our boys came out ready to play!
Hans is #36 and gets a high 5 from coach for a fab tackle on the return!
Anderson and Scobee on the chain gang detail~
A fantastic tip by Lucas #12 and Hans is headed for the intended receiver to give him a hurtin’ He pulls up at the last minute!
Last year we were divided with both a football and volleyball player in JrH…who do you watch??? This year each kid can have out total attention at their games…Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday…oh boy!
Erin's first game also came with doubts because she did not make the “A” team. (actually this is only her first home game…I didn’t take the camera to game #1 bc she was convinced it would be so bad.)
Here she is at warm ups looking good (and coach noticing!)
What parent/ child does not wait for that first game! Collin, admittedly, was pretty discouraged coming into this game, convinced that he would not play. “Too many players in my position ahead of me…” He is #80 and did a great job. He is playing Defensive End and even though we had to drive 1.5 hrs to see him play..it was worth it to hear his name several times over the PA.
Monday, September 26, 2011
While taking a photography class last spring I tried to get one of these shots of stopping the action with a blurred background. Finally got what I wanted with Hans on the bike. Sweet! This little doe will need to be de horned. Her brother is the lucky one. Although he needs a little something done too!
Sunday, September 11, 2011
Saturday, September 03, 2011
I slept in Saturday morning. I was beat! It was an emotional and busy week at work, with the kids and the goats! I awoke to the sound of the pick up taking Collin to 8 a.m. football practice. (Whew, glad Chris had more energy than me!) Erin announced that when Dad got home from checking irrigation, she would learn how to milk the goat! Here we go!Dolly is Erin’s goat, so we are all sad that she miscarried her “kids”, but we are hoping to have her bred this fall. Until then we can go ahead and get what milk we can. She did the same thing this morning. First she put her foot in the bucket and next she kicked it. Will we learn by tomorrow?????
Thursday, September 01, 2011
Well, after much deliberation and waiting we decided to milk Dolly, realizing that any hopes for a kid are passed. We did well for first timers! Actually it’s funny. Chris got the stantion made and it seemed narrow to me, but that is because of how fat Dolly is! (it’s true)
So I am learning how to do this procedure and she is being patient. Well at some point she starts to kick her leg up and I think we are about done. Next, she sticks her foot in the bucket. I tell Chris I think we are done. He says, “Nonsense, you need to keep your arm in front of her legs.” He gives it a few more squeezes and SWOOSH she kicks the bucket off the stantion. DONE, indeed. The cats got the remains.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Friday, August 26, 2011
The Friday before fall sport season begins Sterling school system has a preview. This evening began at 4 with the JRH volleyball preview. Erin played C team, it was kind of sketchy!
At 7 ish the JRH football played the 9th grade football team! Collin is number 80. At 8 the HS football played. It was a long night!