Blog Intro

Blog Intro

Quote of the Week

“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” – Paulo Choelho

Fact of the Week

Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison all died within 10 months of each other, all of drug-related causes, all at 27 years old (it doesn't state this, but they all started with Js too.....)

Joke of the Week

Dad’s pager beeped, summoning him to the hospital, where he is an anesthetist. As he raced toward the hospital, a patrol car sped up behind him—lights flashing, siren blaring. So Dad hung his stethoscope out the window to signal that he was on an emergency call. Within seconds came the policeman’s response: a pair of handcuffs flapping outside the police car window.

Comic of the Week

Comic of the Week

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

July 4th 2014

Post from the past!  Here are highlights from the holiday





Monday, November 10, 2014

Warped Tour August 2014

Post from the past!
Warped Tour 2014!  VIP pass!

Alex getting ready to go onstage...
The Chelsea Grin family, Keesha, Indie, Ash, Natalia, Aije (I know I spelled that wrong), and Kaitlin.
Add Dan and Jason.....
and Jaek.
Natalia, Aije, Topher, and Tim
The crowd!
This was before the boys came on stage. For this picture, I stepped forward with my camera ready and did the "rock on" sign to the audience. They responded quite well, don't you think?







Onstage! Ash giving Merit "the sign"














After the concert, we went back to the tour bus. This is the ceiling.
aaaaaaand meet the band after!



Loved this dudes pirate hat, had to take a picture
It was a great time, I love Warped Tour!

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Happy Halloween 2014

Happy Halloween!

Christopher didn't want to go to his Halloween parade or party at school. I told him this was his last one of his life because next year is junior high and they don't do that. He still wouldn't go. I told him years from now when he was grown up he was going to regret not going. He said, "Mom, when I am older, there are MANY things I am going to regret, but I am pretty sure this won't be one of them." Duly noted......

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Mean and Fifteen!

Happy Birthday, Tim!
 Birthday breakfast courtesy of Chef Dad
 There was also a lunch courtesy of Chef Peama... and then.....
 Dinner, a Ute game, and an ice cream cake courtesy of Tim's Fairly Odd Parents, The Turners (Get it, Timmy Turner)

I hope you had a fabulous birthday! Love you!

Monday, October 6, 2014

Chelsea Grin October 2014 Tour

10/03 Bottom Lounge – Chicago, IL
10/04 House of Blues – Cleveland, OH
10/05 St. Andrew’s Hall – Detroit, MI
10/06 Opera House – Toronto, ON
10/07 Club Soda – Montreal, QC
10/08 Paradise – Boston, MA
10/09 Irving Plaza – New York, NY
10/10 Theatre of the Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
10/11 The Fillmore – Silver Spring, MD (+ MACHINE HEAD)
10/13 Revolution – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
10/14 The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
10/15 Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
10/17 House of Blues – Houston, TX
10/18 House of Blues – Dallas, TX
10/19 Backstage Live – San Antonio, TX (+ WHITECHAPEL, BEARTOOTH)
10/21 Club Red – Phoenix, AZ
10/22 House of Blues – San Diego, CA
10/23 Yost Theatre – Santa Ana, CA
10/24 San Manuel Amphitheater – Devore, CA (Knotfest Pre-Party)
10/25 Ace of Spades – Sacramento, CA (no SUICIDE SILENCE)
10/26 The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
10/28 Knitting Factory – Boise, ID
10/29 In The Venue – Salt Lake City, UT
10/30 The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO