2. Divergent tickets went on sale this week! A few friends and I bought ours on Tuesday and are looking forward to finally see one of our favorite books come to life on the big screen.
3. Little League baseball started this week! Well, baseball kind of started this week. We were supposed to practice on Monday, but our coach cancelled practice on account of the weather - it was 27 degrees with a windchill of 20 degrees outside. (To be clear, I'm not complaining about the cancellation. Sitting on ice cold bleachers…in the dark…bundled up against the frigid cold and biting wind…for 90 minutes…all while trying to entertain Hallie sounds about as fun as sticking my pen in my eye.) We were supposed to practice on Wednesday, but our coach cancelled practice on account of the standing water - what remained after Tuesday's ice storm - on the fields. (A second to be clear, the city keeps an unbelievably tight reign on their baseball and soccer fields, opening them to youth practices and games only when weather conditions don't pose a risk to the fields' conditions. The fields have been closed all week, so even if our coaches were willing to brave cold weather and standing water, practicing would have meant risking a $200 fine.) At least we had a team meeting with our coaches, parents, and players…go Blue Claws!
There's just nothing better than watching kids find their footing in and then succeed at the activities and sports they love. Will looks and feels at home on the baseball field, and I am so proud to sit in the stands and cheer for him.
|Will's very first tee-ball game two years ago.
Will and I ended up dancing for a full hour. I broke a sweat, added nearly 6,000 steps to my daily step total (I happened to have on my sports watch), and had a blast with my boy.
Meanwhile, my gal - who didn't want to participate - settled in to watch us and eventually fell asleep under her cloak while we danced circles around her. Literally.
5. And finally, I loved this compilation of photos that together aim to change the way we as a society look at women. Show these to your daughters, friends.
Have a wonderful weekend!
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