Monday, April 05, 2010

With spring in the air I'm on a constant high these days.  I don't realize how hard winter is on me until spring comes.  It's been a wonderful couple of weeks; seems like my days are filled with fun and surrounded by people that inspire and lift me up. 

I've chosen friends wisely.  I don't have tons of friends but the ones I have enhance my life in so many wonderful ways!  I look forward to each day and the life I'm creating for myself.

The kids are continuing with their swimming.  Kev has Junior Olympics in a couple of weeks.  Tristan did a time trial on Saturday, to see if he could make some times for JO's, since he has only done one meet and only raced the 50 Free.  He tried for the 50 Free and the 100 Free.  He only missed the 50 by .2 of a sec. and the 100 by .4.  So close!!  For someone who has only been swimming since November that's awesome!  He is going to be on fire by the time high school swimming starts!

I've been teaching yoga a LOT!  A couple of our teachers have been gone so I've been subbing like crazy. I've slowly begun to creep my Sunday and Thursday class to a level II and students have rose to the challenge.  It's been a lot of fun.  It was also great to get my paycheck, especially after thousands of dollars of dental bills in the last couple of months:)  My trip to India has been confirmed; there were enough people that signed up and paid their deposit to make it a go.  I'm so excited!!  A few of the people going are on that list of people that I was speaking of in the second paragraph of this post, which is going to make it that much more enjoyable. 

Well, I know it is a quick post, just didn't want everyone to abandon my blog:)  I'm still here, just busy living life.  Will post more when I have the chance to sit for a longer period of time.

Hope everyone has as beautiful of a day as I'm going to have today.  Off to the pool for my swim......

Hiking season is about to begin for us.  Some of us have some lofty goals, such as Pioneer Peak and possibly (for me) Crow Pass, which is a 26 mile hike that takes two days.  We also have a family coming to visit us for the entire summer so we have a lot of little hikes that we want to do with them, not to mention the fishing trips, road trips, lake days, etc.  I'm really looking forward to this summer!! 

7 comments:

Heather's Moving Castle said...

We can't wait either! Only about 45 days until take off to head west. Cliff and I watched a dvd on Alaska last night. That got us even more excited. Can't wait to see the hot air balloons and wildlife there. When the passports come in the mail it will feel a lot closer. Soon I will be getting our Milepost and Travelers Guide to Alaska by the Church's. Have a great week!!!!

Snavleys said...

The hot air balloons are in Fairbanks, not here, and I believe that they've created some rules or laws regarding them- you don't see them as much anymore. Hopefully, they will be out while we are there for Solstice:) Here we see a lot of paratroopers jumping from planes, that's pretty cool. I think there is a training facility here or something because we see them a lot! You will see a ton of wildlife on your drive up! We see moose a lot here but not much else- a fox once in a while. I know there are bears but I've only seen a bear like twice in my entire life of living here. What I love about living in Wasilla is being surrounded by the mountains! It's beautiful! We will have to see if we can do a Fjords Tour or something so we can see the whales and porpoises. I know it can get spendy to do those trips though so we will have to call around.

Heather's Moving Castle said...

We saw the Fjords on the dvd and video we rented. Very beautiful. We are counting down the days--I don't talk about it much on my FB though b/c I have friends and family who will miss us. Don't want to remind them how excited I am about Alaska and LIFE is Good.

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The Piercey Family said...

Hi Heidi! I follow your blog often starting back with Kevin's article about school. It was a great way for me to be introduced to unschooling and I have been on this journey ever since!

I too am coming your way (Anchorage) for the soltice. If you are in or around Anchorage from June 18th to the 20th let me know. I would love to meet you. I am running the Mayor's half marathon that Saturday. Thanks for a great blog!

Stacey

Snavleys said...

Bummer Stacey! We are headed to Fairbanks for Solstice:) We will be up there for about 10 days. We are running the Midnight Sun Run. Where do you live?

The Piercey Family said...

we are in Calgary, Alberta. That's too bad! We *might* head to Fairbanks on Saturday afternoon on a quick train tour but my husband seems keen to "see a bear" so a hike was what he thought of. Funny since there are bears all the time right where we live. We are just off the foothills east of the Rockies.