Midweek Recap!

Brian and I went with his brother and SIL to the Avalanche Ducks game.

Truthfully, I can’t follow hockey well when I go to a game. My eyesight sucks and I can never see the puck. I also have (what I thought was) an irrational fear of getting hit by the puck.

However, I do LOVE going to the games.

For the awesome atmosphere:

The happy people:

And the beer:

Unforunately, a guy sitting two seats down from our group, in our row did get hit with a puck. It hit him in the brow-bone and started heavily bleeding immediately. He was able to get up and walk to the ushers that called an ambulance.

I did not take pictures of the injured man for my blog because I’m not a jerk,

 I shall give you this visual aid instead:

We went to the Grove this week and I bought Hunger Games. I’ve heard it is addicting. I’ll let you know.

Samuel and Aram were dying to try out their new sparkly princess coloring packets my mom got for them.

I thought their finished work was beautiful.

…..but do you notice anything particularly interesting about Samuel’s choice of colors for the princesses?

Aram's Art

Samuel's Art

 

Finally, the rain cleared up, the sun came out, and gave us this gorgeous distant view of the snow capped mountains from our bedrooms:

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  1. laura filipowicz 25 January, 2012, 09:15

    Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Ronni 25 January, 2012, 10:55

    Fun post. I don’t see anything weird about Samuel’s coloring of the princesses. I’m more disturbed at Aram’s BLUE princesses! Heehee.

    Just kidding. You’re so darn pretty, you know that? And YIKES to the guy getting hit with puck. Guess your fear wasn’t irrational after all.

    I have never been to a hockey game. It is cold in the arena when you go? Where were you guys sitting?

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    • Jamie Lynne Author 25 January, 2012, 11:24

      LOL Aram’s blue princesses were funny…

      All of Samuel’s princesses are brown! He did another one today and made the prince in the picture “beige” and the princess brown! LOL it is so cute….he wants to be a princess, so I think he’s trying to make them look more like him.

      We were sitting pretty close. Right where the plastic/glass stops…that is prime area for getting hit it seems like!

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      • Ronni 28 January, 2012, 21:28

        I think it’s awesome that Samuel wants to be a princess. Your kids are so cool.

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  3. Ronni 25 January, 2012, 10:56

    Also, you WILL get addicted to The Hunger Games. Just give in to it and all will be well.
    I’m rereading Mockingjay now.

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  4. Jeanne @SouthBaySparkle 25 January, 2012, 11:23

    I’ve only been to one hockey game live and in person, but I was amazed at how much different it is to watch it than on TV. It almost feels like an entirely different game. Glad you had a good time!

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  5. Florinda 25 January, 2012, 13:19

    THE HUNGER GAMES series will totally suck you in!

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  6. Adrienne 25 January, 2012, 15:00

    All in all a good week.

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  7. Megan 25 January, 2012, 15:05

    To me, hockey is boring unless Thera a brawl on the ice!

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  8. Tania Luviano 25 January, 2012, 15:32

    Can’t say i like hockey! it was to extreme for me and didn’t understand the game. Hopefully my kids won’t like hockey, i’m scared!

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  9. vanessa 25 January, 2012, 15:48

    what a busy week! I have never been to a hockey game but would love to go to one.

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  10. Deborah Stambler 25 January, 2012, 15:52

    I almost went to a hockey game once when I was in college and living in NYC. My dad gave me tickets he couldn’t use and I scalped them out in front of Madison Square Garden. Then my friends and I jumped into a cab and promptly headed downtown for a night of drinking. That’s my hockey memory. Thanks for your little recap–I like princesses especially if they’re blue or brown.

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  11. Natalie 25 January, 2012, 20:13

    Really hat happened at a hockey game? I am never going to be! Ha

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  12. Catalina 25 January, 2012, 20:42

    Aw, your boys are adorable. My 14yo read through the entire series of the Hunger Games and loved it!

    I’ve never been to a hockey game, but I’ll be keeping your post in mind in case I ever do. Yikes!!

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  13. Silvia 25 January, 2012, 21:28

    Your post made me smile. I went to my first hockey game just after Thanksgiving, I didn´t want to go, however I had such a good time, I want to go again!!

    Your kids are so cute, great choice of colors for the princesses, my boys always pick pink and purple LOL

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  14. Eva Smith 25 January, 2012, 22:08

    Reminds me of Avatar. I love how creative children are at this age & love the blue princess. Looking forward to your review on The Hunger Games.

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  15. Caryn B 25 January, 2012, 23:28

    Ah…what a fun week you’ve had! I LOVE hockey games but don’t go nearly often enough. Have never read the Hunger Games….must check it out! Love the Grove…and I do believe if I could get my son to color princesses, they just might be blue : ) Happy Wednesday!

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  16. Shelby Barone 26 January, 2012, 09:57

    Those are some great pictures!!

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  17. Megan 28 January, 2012, 20:25

    My son wants to be a princess too. I thought it was just because his big sister wants to be a princess but I guess most boys want to be a princess? Love the brown princesses.

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  18. WhitMc 29 January, 2012, 14:30

    A guy got hit!? Way to get your fears confirmed! And text me ASAP re the Hunger Games! I love Samuel’s choice of glitter. Glitter is the best. Until you have to clean it up…

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