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Life as we know it, Spring 2013

This has been and will continue to be a busy, busy week.  Between my middle school tennis schedule, Thomas's middle school soccer team practices and games as well as his weekend reffing schedule, Tom and Marie's  travel team practices and weekend games (and keeping up with those schedules), Margaret's All-Star Cheer practices and middle school play practices, and Frederick's 3 (yes, three) soccer teams. . .we are having to stay uber-organized to get everywhere on time and in one piece!!!  Here are some pics of life:

A random practice day in February. . .we use our community courts a few miles away from school.  I think we've had more practices inside, in the school hallways, then out on these courts this year!

Thomas was one of his team's captains for the first game of his season.  He did a really good job -- he was apprehensive about the role but ended up being the leader I know he can be out there with his teammates.

And here is his sister, with her captain's band on, at a game last weekend north of Nashville.   She's a little more comfortable in the role.

Beautiful Margaret, doing what she does best, onstage in Atlanta last month.  She practices 2 days a week, a total of 5.5 hours with some open gym time in there too.  Her season is almost over -- one more weekend competition in a couple weeks.

Currently she's trying to balance this with her school play schedule. . .she has the roles of a tentacle, a fish, and a ship in The Little Mermaid, Jr.

I don't even know why this picture was taken -- it was taken with my phone and the digital date on it is January.  Even though he is practicing with three soccer teams right now, none of them have had a game yet.  I haven't gone to any of the practices (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays) so no pictures.  First game with our soccer club is this Saturday.  I think his Y games begin after Easter and then he's on another team at the Y competing in our local Rotary tournament in April. . .plus academy training. . .he's a busy boy!

Just a mid-week look at our life :)  Lots of eating on the run going on. . .but we are together, which counts for everything in my book.


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