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Vincit qui se vincit

#13090 Mar 11, 2013
JaneDear wrote:
Good morning everyone.
LOL Liz @ wild car ride!
Cheer tryouts were Friday. This is Texas and competion is fierce. I mean,some of those kids have been in lessons since they could walk, no joke.
Thing doesnt tumble- she can ,but she wont(she was hurt awhile back and is scared)...so anyway she didnt make it. She was so upset...poor thing. Of course I'm OK with it. Saved over thousand bucks!
YES it cost that much. Isnt that crazy?!
~~
Shuaw,
Keeping you and your mom in my prayers.
<3
You're in Wichita Falls? I'm right down the street basically lol

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Vincit qui se vincit

#13091 Mar 11, 2013
Everyone ran off when I posted? lol

Maybe it's my new dog avatar?

“Don't Worry Be Happy”

Since: Apr 09

Happytown, USA

#13092 Mar 11, 2013
Ricky F wrote:
Everyone ran off when I posted? lol
Maybe it's my new dog avatar?
:-) Hi Ricky F! Kind of like my new bear avatar!

“Don't Worry Be Happy”

Since: Apr 09

Happytown, USA

#13093 Mar 11, 2013
Hello everybody! Happy Monday! I have to share this with you.

My husband was reading the Lost & Found of our local newspaper and found this.

LOST HEART. 4 years ago this month I lost my heart to my beautiful wife, K XXXX. She has had it with her ever since and I hope that she holds on to it forever.
-B

XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Oh Lord! A man after my own heart. What a lucky girl K is. I'm jealous!

;-)

“Don't Worry Be Happy”

Since: Apr 09

Happytown, USA

#13094 Mar 11, 2013
LizW wrote:
I'm sorry that sucks for Thing One. Maybe by next year she'll get over her fear of tumbling and try out again. I know the competition is fierce in Texas........I've seen the movies. Some of those Mom's are crazy. It's not that big of a deal here but I have noticed the cheering squad is pretty much always the same girls year after year. I'm guessing that it's not easy to break into and eventually the other girls just give up. Was Thing One trying out to cheer for a spring sport? We only have fall and winter cheerleaders here.
Football cuts are mid August here and I've seen plenty of boys coming out of the field house in tears after having to turn in their equipment and told they didn't make the team. It's sad. Even if they make the team it's pretty much the same kid's year after year who dominate the field. If the team is up or down by a lot of points at the end of the 4th then the coach will sub some of the other 20/30 kids on the sidelines for a couple of running plays.
LG stop laughing over my wild car rides. When his Dad asks me about the driving he refers to them as " wild carnival rides" Then he tells me to keep up the good work..........good work..........we almost have a accident every time we go out.
<quoted text>
Liz, maybe you should send him to driving school. Has he had Driver's Ed in school?

p.s. Praying helps too.
;-)

I should not make a joke. It sounds scary.

“Don't Worry Be Happy”

Since: Apr 09

Happytown, USA

#13095 Mar 11, 2013
DazzleDat wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes. Very well said. This week just sucks.
:-)

Ruby, you're too funny. You just tell it like it is.

“Don't Worry Be Happy”

Since: Apr 09

Happytown, USA

#13096 Mar 11, 2013
I Be Mousie wrote:
<quoted text>
Yes it does and I know in my heart that things
are not going well with Shuaw. If she was home for
a few minutes she would have e-mail me or posted here
or on the other one.So please keep her and her Mother in
our prayers.
Mousie, you are a dear friend to Shuaw. It is touching (to me).

“Don't Worry Be Happy”

Since: Apr 09

Happytown, USA

#13097 Mar 11, 2013
JaneDear wrote:
Good morning everyone.
LOL Liz @ wild car ride!
Cheer tryouts were Friday. This is Texas and competion is fierce. I mean,some of those kids have been in lessons since they could walk, no joke.
Thing doesnt tumble- she can ,but she wont(she was hurt awhile back and is scared)...so anyway she didnt make it. She was so upset...poor thing. Of course I'm OK with it. Saved over thousand bucks!
YES it cost that much. Isnt that crazy?!
~~
Shuaw,
Keeping you and your mom in my prayers.
<3
I'm with you LG as far as the cheering. My daughter cheered at our park for two years. After 8 years of baseball, couple years of football (for a child, not mine who lived with us) and my daughter cheering, I was ever so happy to leave that park. I spent a lot of money, and I've seen how competitive some of those folks are. I'm sorry! I'm not that competitive, and that's not my style. Hurrah/Hurray for whoever is. I just think too much competition, plus all of their school work and homework can be a little too much some time (jmho).

“Don't Worry Be Happy”

Since: Apr 09

Happytown, USA

#13098 Mar 11, 2013
LizW wrote:
I'm sorry that sucks for Thing One. Maybe by next year she'll get over her fear of tumbling and try out again. I know the competition is fierce in Texas........I've seen the movies. Some of those Mom's are crazy. It's not that big of a deal here but I have noticed the cheering squad is pretty much always the same girls year after year. I'm guessing that it's not easy to break into and eventually the other girls just give up. Was Thing One trying out to cheer for a spring sport? We only have fall and winter cheerleaders here.
Football cuts are mid August here and I've seen plenty of boys coming out of the field house in tears after having to turn in their equipment and told they didn't make the team. It's sad. Even if they make the team it's pretty much the same kid's year after year who dominate the field. If the team is up or down by a lot of points at the end of the 4th then the coach will sub some of the other 20/30 kids on the sidelines for a couple of running plays.
LG stop laughing over my wild car rides. When his Dad asks me about the driving he refers to them as " wild carnival rides" Then he tells me to keep up the good work..........good work..........we almost have a accident every time we go out.
<quoted text>
Also Liz, I think some of those coaches treat those kids like they're on a PRO Team. Maybe that's how they learn...I don't know, but it gets kind of old seeing the same old kids out there (hotdogging it up) and looking at the faces of the kids who never get to play. I think it's sad and way to political. It's a freakin' game for kids to PLAY, not watch from the sidelines for pretty much the whole season.

“That's all folks...”

Since: Jan 12

Paradise North Georgia

#13099 Mar 11, 2013
tribe mom wrote:
<quoted text>
:-)
Ruby, you're too funny. You just tell it like it is.
Hey Tmom~~
DazzleDat is the outspoken one in this post.
It's hard to keep up with who's who with so
many of us wearing our heart avatars.

Hope all is well in your neck of the woods...

“Don't Worry Be Happy”

Since: Apr 09

Happytown, USA

#13100 Mar 11, 2013
rubygoober wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey Tmom~~
DazzleDat is the outspoken one in this post.
It's hard to keep up with who's who with so
many of us wearing our heart avatars.
Hope all is well in your neck of the woods...
I'm sorry Ruby. Thank you for pointing that out to me. I am so poor at observing appearances, even avatars. As much as I I like to change my avatar, you'd think I'd notice, but I'm that way with everything, peoples clothes, etc.

If you don't mind me asking, what are the heart avatars for? Is it for a special person or Red Dress Heart Month? I'm never up on things.

Level 6

Since: Aug 10

Oklahoma City, OK

#13101 Mar 11, 2013
Hi all..just wanted to post that I heard from
Shuaw a little while ago.
Her Mother got home today..she is still
having trouble with the confusion,but she
said the nurse's that come in have been a big
help.And they are still working on the problem.
She will be back as soon as she get's rested up .
She wanted to say thank's for all your kind words
and prayers..

Level 6

Since: Aug 10

Oklahoma City, OK

#13102 Mar 11, 2013
tribe mom wrote:
<quoted text>
Mousie, you are a dear friend to Shuaw. It is touching (to me).
Thank you TM...Shuaw is one special lady and I am
glad to be her friend.
I hope things are going better for you.
I have been really busy and have not got to post much.

“That's all folks...”

Since: Jan 12

Paradise North Georgia

#13103 Mar 11, 2013
tribe mom wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm sorry Ruby. Thank you for pointing that out to me. I am so poor at observing appearances, even avatars. As much as I I like to change my avatar, you'd think I'd notice, but I'm that way with everything, peoples clothes, etc.
If you don't mind me asking, what are the heart avatars for? Is it for a special person or Red Dress Heart Month? I'm never up on things.
AG aka ArtGal is a poster who is only 42 yrs old battling for
her life with brain cancer.
It's inspiring to see the outpouring of good wishes for her.

AG is my hero~~she has handled it with humor, honesty,
snarkyness (I mean that in a good way) she's very witty
and can say some funny though naughty things.
My kind of gal...

“Don't Worry Be Happy”

Since: Apr 09

Happytown, USA

#13104 Mar 11, 2013
rubygoober wrote:
<quoted text>
AG aka ArtGal is a poster who is only 42 yrs old battling for
her life with brain cancer.
It's inspiring to see the outpouring of good wishes for her.
AG is my hero~~she has handled it with humor, honesty,
snarkyness (I mean that in a good way) she's very witty
and can say some funny though naughty things.
My kind of gal...
I'm sorry to hear that your friend is having to go through such a battle, at such a young age too. She sounds like a person I'd like too. Having such a sense of humor can help one battling a life-altering illness and goes a long way toward helping them to beat it (jmho). It is in turn inspirational to the person who is fighting for their life to have the upbeat thoughts, wishes and prayers of those around them.

I will remember ArtGal in my prayers Ruby. She's lucky to have all of you...and thank you for telling me. I hope I wasn't being too snoopy.

<3

“FOOTBALL”

Level 8

Since: Aug 08

A plan in motion

#13105 Mar 12, 2013
Good Morning All

Mousie thanks for the update on Shauw's Mom.

Ruby I'm so sorry to hear about your friend and will keep her in my prayers.

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#13106 Mar 12, 2013
Two tales of dogs saving dogs (with VIDEO)

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/two-tale... -
saving-dogs-video-195744482.ht ml

“FOOTBALL”

Level 8

Since: Aug 08

A plan in motion

#13107 Mar 12, 2013
Good Morning Tribe,

I agree with you and feel just awful for the kids who don't get the playing time. After a couple of years many of them just give up and quit the team. What's I find kind of sad is how I've seen some of the parents behave. It's mostly the Dad's and not only have I seen them get pissed off at their own kids, they say rude things about other players as well. As far as the coaches go instead of coming right out and saying who the starters are , slot players, second string, and other, it's all coded but after cuts are made and the kids all know what their code is and where they stand.

On the plus side it's not as political as scoring a parking permit for the student lot. LOL
Simply put at the high school level winning is everything. It all comes down to personal skill, practice and determination. Every time these kids move up from freshman to JV to Varsity there's already kids who have been on that team playing the same positions as your kid plays. Granted the coaches already have the 411 on the kids coming up and have scouted them but it gets fiercely competitive for those kids knowing they need to bring something to the table that's going to make the coach put them in a returning players spot. The game basically is a cadence and if the cadence is working there's no reason to break it.
tribe mom wrote:
<quoted text>
Also Liz, I think some of those coaches treat those kids like they're on a PRO Team. Maybe that's how they learn...I don't know, but it gets kind of old seeing the same old kids out there (hotdogging it up) and looking at the faces of the kids who never get to play. I think it's sad and way to political. It's a freakin' game for kids to PLAY, not watch from the sidelines for pretty much the whole season.

“FOOTBALL”

Level 8

Since: Aug 08

A plan in motion

#13108 Mar 12, 2013
Hi Ricky,

It might be just me but the link doesn't work.
Ricky F wrote:
Two tales of dogs saving dogs (with VIDEO)
http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/two-tale... -
saving-dogs-video-195744482.ht ml

“FOOTBALL”

Level 8

Since: Aug 08

A plan in motion

#13109 Mar 12, 2013
Awwwwwwww

That's sweet.
tribe mom wrote:
Hello everybody! Happy Monday! I have to share this with you.
My husband was reading the Lost & Found of our local newspaper and found this.
LOST HEART. 4 years ago this month I lost my heart to my beautiful wife, K XXXX. She has had it with her ever since and I hope that she holds on to it forever.
-B
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Oh Lord! A man after my own heart. What a lucky girl K is. I'm jealous!
;-)

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