A full day

Today (the 26th) is my youngest daughter’s birthday. My baby is 13, and although she’s been looking forward to being a ‘teen’, I’d rather not think about it. lol
I’m taking the view of, if I don’t acknowledge it, they won’t keep getting older…
Think it will work?
My oldest daughter is 16, she’s my,"brown eyed girl."  Once a year during homecoming week they have a girl’s powder puff football game. It’s Junior girls against Senior girls.
My daughter has been talking about, and looking forward to this game since she was in 7th grade.
She’s a junior this year, and was the junior team’s quarterback.
There have been instances of the senior team cheating in the past. My daughter let it be known that IF there was cheating this year, she was going to be doing some physical damage. LOL
(She’s very competitive)
I didn’t notice any cheating. It was a fun game to watch. Not only because my daughter was the quarterback, but because I know almost all of the other girls.
What was pretty cute, they had boys in cheerleader outfits… little skirts and all.
Just before the game started one of the senior girl’s mom got on the microphone and called… "Sadie… Sadie… pay attention to me!" "Don’t you get hurt out there!" LOL
The announcers were senior boys, and they kept the audience laughing. One of them kept mentioning the name of one of the senior girls followed with…. My date to the homecoming dance…
Another time, one of the guys says, "John, so and so, says, "Hi" to Amanda, so and so…. because they are friends…. just good friends….
One young man got on the microphone and said the name of the girl he’s taking to the dance, and says, "Thanks for saying Yes."
The game was Seniors, 36, Juniors, 18.
My "brown eyed girl" scored all the touchdowns for the junior team. One was a run for 80 yards, one for 70 yards, and one for 40 yards.
It prompted the young men in the announcer’s booth to announce, that Alaura was  Zack’s girlfriend and she plays football better than him…. and basketball…. and everything else… plus she’s lot prettier than him too. LOL
They were in awe of her throwing arm, besides her speed.
I’m proud of her, but can honestly say she doesn’t get that athletic prowess from me. lol
My youngest is playing volleyball, and has a killer serve. They had an away game today. Their team hasn’t lost a game yet. Again, not from me. lol 
It was a fun ending to a long busy day. BIG HUGS, Steph

23 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Delete52Mitch
    Sep 26, 2007 @ 22:08:49

    Wow! You must be so proud. They must have had a blast. One of the high schools here had one earlier this week. We took lots of pictures for the newspaper. Much love from Alabama. Mitch


  2. Litespreader
    Sep 26, 2007 @ 22:59:14

    Steph!  That is so funny!  I\’m sure those kids are keeping you young.  Itseems like sooo long ago with my kids.  It really isn\’t.. just seems so.Teenagers are a blast.  I\’m starting to really understand where my momwas at, when I was there.  So many important things happened when I was 13.. enjoy.  😉  love,t


  3. Laoch
    Sep 26, 2007 @ 23:32:39

    Your daughter and I share the same birthday!  How cool.


  4. Nooner™
    Sep 27, 2007 @ 07:34:48

    Oh Steph! That Powder Puff Football Game each year sounds like so much fun! What a great time you all had.


  5. Jade
    Sep 28, 2007 @ 09:16:17

    😀  those boys look pretty good-LOL!!
    Glad you\’re having fun too!


  6. ...
    Sep 28, 2007 @ 11:22:26

    Wow, guys can look good in any outfit. Eat your heart out girls.
    Hope you are safe and well


  7. t i m
    Sep 28, 2007 @ 15:38:55

    Male cheerleaders? Whatever next, men who stay at home to cook & clean? I kid, I kid. 🙂
    Sounds like you\’ve got some very talented kids, well done you. 🙂


  8. BH
    Sep 28, 2007 @ 16:25:26

    High school is such a great time.  I remember our homecoming week very well and we also had a powder puff game.  Sometimes it got vicious and catty, which of course everyone loved to see.  LOL.Sounds like everyone had a great time!Cheers,BH


  9. R U Serious
    Sep 28, 2007 @ 21:50:43

    How FUN!!  You small-town people do make your own fun and
    entertainment!!  Wish I could have been there!!  Now if your oldest didn\’t get her athletic ability from you then where did it come from???  Surely not your hubby!!  LOL!!
    She might just be the first the first female drafted into the NFL!!!
    xoxo, Bob~
    The cheerlaeders were cute…..  umm, funny!!! LOL


  10. Jess
    Sep 29, 2007 @ 18:10:05

    Oh man I have always loved powder puff games !! We always had powder puff in the demolotion derby too and I always wanted to do that, I know I can run some shit over !
    that\’s so awesome that she can play so well, and that the guys were all jealous ! Oh they boys in the outfits are too cute too !


  11. KatSoup
    Sep 29, 2007 @ 22:14:42

    that sounds like so much fun.   I miss HS kids.


  12. Seth
    Sep 30, 2007 @ 07:49:29

               *           ¸.·´   Hello there!  Just taking one of my strolls through Blogland  .·´    and wanted to be sure to stop by and say hello.  The weekend is
    (   almost over.  Geeesh, these weekends go by fast,  Too fast.  Hope you

     `·.¸   are enjoying what is left of this weekend.          )  By the way… just to let you know, due to some problems that I was ¸.·´   having with my space while MSN Live Spaces did some upgrades and changes,
    (_¸.·*·.¸¸.·´`*    I am kicking around on a new msn space.  You better not be waiting for
    some special invitation, cause you need not have one.  Admission is always free!


  13. Seth
    Sep 30, 2007 @ 08:01:01

               *           ¸.·´   Whoo Hoo!  All in alll it sounds like everyone had quite the blast.  .·´    Aaaww, those younger years, they sure were fun!!  The pictures are

     `·.¸   are just great too!  Thanks for sharing!          )  Congratulations on your daughter\’s birthday, another year older.  You ¸.·´   have quite the crew there Steph!  Your children will be a great comfort in your old age.
    (_¸.·*·.¸¸.·´`*    And here\’s hoping that they don\’t help you reach it faster.  Bwhahaha!


  14. Carlos
    Sep 30, 2007 @ 10:29:14

    G\’Day Steph,
    My happy belated birthday to your daughter, well I was on blog leave myself ;). I came by to say Hi and to check if you are still committed to my Halloween event?. Have a lovely day!
    Hugs from devil\’s land


  15. The Divine Mrs M
    Sep 30, 2007 @ 20:30:01

    hiya steph..
    your girls are doing GREAT
    I hope you are Too!  🙂
    mags x


  16. David
    Oct 01, 2007 @ 17:42:06

    It is like clairvoyance or something – but I just had the feeling that the kid didn\’t get he athleticism from you.  How did I know that?  A miracle I guess.  Sounds like a fun day, anyway…  Does the kid mind that you spent half the camera time on the boys?


  17. Stephanie
    Oct 01, 2007 @ 19:15:51

    Mitch, I am proud of them, and it was lots of fun! T(Rain), They keep me young, I keep them embarrassed. I think it\’s a good trade off. lolLaoch, Happy, Happy Birthday!!!Nooner, It was fun! I\’m not a huge sports fan, but the girls, the \’cheerleaders\’ and the commentary kept me laughing. Jade, Those hams were lovin every minute of it. LOLYellow, Yep, they have better legs than some women I know… LOLTim, Hmmmm are you volunteering? I\’ve heard you are a nifty lil housekeeper! LMAOBH, I\’m glad she\’s having such a fun time in High School. It\’s a special time. I\’ll bet YOU enjoyed those catty fights! lolBob, There\’s little else to do here, we really do have to make our own fun. LOL She\’s been wanting to play football on the boys team since she was in 6th grade, so, shhhhhhh don\’t give her any ideas. I like having her in one piece, thank you! Jess, Powder puff demolition derby???? Dayum that sounds FUN!!!Kat, I\’m trying to enjoy my girls as much as I can because my boys grew up too dang fast!Hey Seth! I do have a great crew! I love them more than I can say. They do keep me young, but, they have also added many, many gray hairs lately… it\’s not fair I tell ya. lolCarlos, I\’m still in and ready to get started… what exactly are we doing? LOLMaggie Mae, They are both great and I\’m so lucky to have them in my life! David, David, David…. pffffft, LOL I\’ll have you know I ran track and cross country. That is up until puberty hit home and boys became more important. After that it was my Art classes and boys that kept me going to school… It was a fun day! OH and I have many, many more photos of her and her team, I just didn\’t want to over-do on here, so I just posted a few. Some of the boys are family friends and neighbors so she enjoys the future blackmail photos. lol


  18. Sissel
    Oct 02, 2007 @ 07:39:02

    Hi Steph

    Mayby a little bit early. But I see you sign up for Carlos Halloween events, so some have to start any way. You have it lovely in here.
    <a href="http://tinypic.com&quot; target="_blank"><img src="http://i20.tinypic.com/21n2j47.gif&quot; border="0" alt="Image and video hosting by TinyPic"></a>
    Take care, and have a nice week.
    Love from Sissel  


  19. Greg
    Oct 02, 2007 @ 08:05:50

    Hi Steph-a-roni and cheese,
    Yep, our children are growing up fast. Too fast. I’m starting to wonder what I’m going to do when they are all gone. My son said to me I should move where he goes to college? Silly kid…
    I suppose if he plays football somewhere I could live in a house with a bunch of guys? Nope…Too messy for me.
    Wow!!! Look at the crowd at that football game. Wouldn’t it be nice to be young again and start all over? Well, at least in some aspects.
    Oh by the way…My name is Greg and I have A.A.A.D.D.
    You all be well out there in “Potato Land”
    Bye!!! Hmmm…Now where is my cheerleading skirt???


  20. Jade
    Oct 02, 2007 @ 08:57:24

    10/2…. "Get up off o that thing" ???!!!!! LOL!!!!
    Oh, I love your candy corn- cute!


  21. DragonBoy
    Oct 02, 2007 @ 12:11:54

    **storms in and stands with arms folded***
    Oh well….. isn\’t that just groovy…. you come aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaalll the way over to my gaff, butter me up with…
    **mocking*** \’oh DB… you\’re great…. I really like you…\’
    Before slam-dunking me with … Packers are 4-0…
    Well… all I can say is Pah!…. that\’s right… I said PAH!… and if you don\’t like it then you can stick it up ya bum…. AND I said bum aswell… that\’s how cross I am…
    That Shupe doesn\’t need any encouragement let me tells ya… she\’s feisty enough as it is… and who did invite you into this arguement???….
    and breeeeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaaatheeeeeeeeeeee………………
    Wotcha Steph… WWWWOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAHHH that felt good to get that off my chest… sorry I had to make a scene but sometimes lines are crossed…. sometimes they\’re curly…. I mean you can\’t have a letter \’s\’ with crossed lines…. but that\’s not to say that we don\’t need crossed lines either… I mean where would that leave the poor lower case letter \’t\’…. in fact the letter \’t\’ is a perfect example of how we should all live in peace and harmony… a mixture of crossed and curvy lines… a harmonic recipie that gives us words like \’the\’ and \’thermometer\’ and triceratops….
    Without the letter \’t\’ we would have \’he\’ and \’hermomeer\’ and \’riceraops\’… i mean if a riceraops was running towards you, you couldn\’t warn other people of the danger cos it\’s almost impossible to say that word under normal circumstances… imagine trying to say it in a stressful situation….
    \’RUUUUUUUUUUUUUUN… IT\’S A RICEROMS…. A RICERA…. A…\’ ***cue icky sound of squashed human***
    So let that be a lesson to you ok?
    **cheeky grin**
    DB xxx
    P.S. And if you don\’t behave I\’ll send the elephants round….


  22. Greg
    Oct 02, 2007 @ 18:29:51

    Hello there was just surfing through my good pal Seth\’s spaces and saw yours and thought I would stop in and take a quick look I will be back when I have more time to take the full tour but looks nice so far stay safe and take care.


  23. Carlos
    Oct 03, 2007 @ 04:43:04

    G\’Day Steph,
    No worries, the minimum requirement of my even is to write a Halloween related comment to the other 50 Spacers during the last week of October. However some Spacers will do more than that :). For instance I will be blogging Halloween related entries the whole month of October lmao!. Have a lovely day!!
    Hugs from devil\’s land


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