This Penny Tris

a blog about a mom who tris (swim, bike, run, parent and more)

A (somewhat) lazy weekend June 29, 2014

Filed under: Uncategorized — pennyverdeck @ 8:43 pm

It’s the last weekend of June and the first weekend in a long time that I can say I got to sleep until 8! It sounds silly to say 8 is sleeping in. Sometimes being a grown up stinks.

Friday night Ryan and I helped sell fireworks at the local booth that supports our girls’ dance studio. I did make one mistake and didn’t clear out one customer before I started the next one. Thankfully the nice man came back so we could fix it. I felt bad, but it worked out ok.

Saturday morning, Ryan left early to go to St. Paul to help a friend build a park. His friend and his wife built a memorial park in honor of their daughter who passed away last fall. It was wonderful that he could go and help. He stayed for the dedication ceremony.

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While he was gone, the girls and I went to their swim meet. They each signed up for 4 individual swims and a relay. They swam so hard. I love watching them. I was in charge of collecting times and handing them over to the ladies in charge of writing on the ribbons.

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These pictures are after the award ceremony. I’m so proud of how well they did.

On Thursday night, we were lucky enough to attend an event called a “Pinky Swear Picnic” for the Miracles of Mitch Foundation. We got a tour of the office, were able to meet some of the very nice staff and enjoy an evening with other racers. This weekend they had a special matching donation weekend for top fundraisers. With the matches we will receive, the girls have reached their $1000 goal! They are so excited!

After swimming yesterday, we hung out at home because it rained (again). My mom is having a garage sale later this summer so we got some things together and priced them. Glad to get some of that done. Claire was a huge help.

Today, we hung out in the pool. I love hanging out in the pool!

Now that the weekend is over…ugh! At least it’s a 4 day work week. And next weekend Morgan turns 13!!!! Oh my goodness, where did the time go??

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