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It's another frigid week in the Badger State, I'm trying to stay away from the baked goods and wine as we hunker down for a final 8 week stretch of winter. Those winter Olympians made it look so easy to frolic and play in the snow, but the reality of below zero wind smacking against your chapped face isn't so attractive. Strapping on my skis this week will require endurance and determination, plus the trail is icy so unless we get more snow this week (and we are supposed to), conditions will be treacherous.
Speaking of gritting it out, Mr. B and Mr. G wrapped up their wrestling season yesterday at a tournament. I was proud of both boys for trying so hard, never quitting and showing good sportsmanship. Mr. G's a natural, people always comment on how good he is and I confess it is a lot of fun being the mom of a talented wrestler. Mr. B's new to the sport and everyone he wrestled this year after his first tournament had years of experience and a couple years of age on him. It's to his credit that he would last the entire 3 minutes without getting pinned most of the time. He didn't have the wrestling knowledge or experience, but he was definitely strong and determined. It'll be interesting to see which sport each boy chooses--wrestling or basketball.
We're looking forward to weekends without bleachers. It will feel so indulgent to sit around our house and not watch the clock and not eat hot dogs and popcorn in some high school gymnasium.
I've written before about my angst regarding career path. You may recall how I thought I had my Barbie Dream Job (TM) lined up last spring, but then
Meanwhile, head to Jen's!