I was horrible at getting things on here for 2014. In an attempt to rectify that, I’m going to share our big events from each month.
I started my first of three boot camps for the year. I.Am.Addicted.
Kenny and Luke played basketball and indoor soccer.
Kenny made it to the Mathletic’s regionals and his team placed 2nd out of the 4th graders!
We went to Lawrence, KS for St. Patrick’s Day. I love Lawrence so much. I love showing the boys the KU campus.
We did not go anywhere for Spring Break because we didn’t want to leave one of our dogs, Camille, alone. She was diagnosed with cancer of the mouth back in November.
My second boot camp stated after Spring Break.
Both boys started baseball and outdoor soccer.
Ryan Lochte did a clinic for our swim team.
I turned 36 and Luke turned 7.
Nicole came in town and I got to see her for a little bit. This was the first time I’ve seen her since her wedding. It was way overdue.
Luke finished first grade and Kenny finished fourth.
Kenny turned 10.
We joined Round Hill Bath and Tennis Club with a lot of friends and had the best summer there. We will definitely join again next summer.
Kenny and Luke tried out for competitive, year round soccer and made a team. Kenny stayed with the same team as last year. This was Luke’s first time to try out.
We put Camille to sleep on June 27, when she was no longer able to get up. We miss her so much!
June 27 also happened to be our dating anniversary. Eric took me out on our first date 16 years ago.
We spent the 4th of July at Round Hill and then watched Meadowbrook Country Club’s fireworks for the last time. It closed this fall.
Kenny and Eric went to a Cub Scout camp. That ended up being the end of Cub Scouts for Kenny.
We took a quick trip to St. Louis. I saw Nicole (again!), went to the Arch, the zoo and the City Museum. The City Museum was amazing!
Eric turned 35.
We took the boys to their first concert – American Authors, The Script and One Republic at Starlight.
Kenny started fifth grade and Luke started second.
Both boys started outdoor soccer and Luke also played in some fall baseball tournaments.
Luke started Cub Scouts, they both joined their school’s running club and Kenny started Mathletics and choir.
Kenny’s soccer team did their first traveling soccer tournament. We all drove down to Arkansas for Labor Day weekend.
Kenny accidentally shut Mac’s (our dog) tail in the door and severed part of it off. Our kitchen looked like a crime scene but Mac was tough.
Eric and I went to the Theory of a Deadman concert (Black Stone Cherry opened).
Eric and I celebrated our 12th wedding anniversary.
I started my third boot camp.
Eric and the rest of the SWAT team went to Iowa for a week of training. They do this just about every year.
I went on my first Sweat Crawl. Think pub crawl, but instead of drinking you go to different gyms for quick 30 minute workouts.
Kenny and Luke ran the last 1.2 miles of the KC Marathon with their school running club.
The boys dressed up as the Grim Reaper for Halloween.
The Royals made it to the World Series and lost in the seventh game to the Giants. They had such a good year and it was so fun for the city.
Kenny and Luke started indoor soccer and basketball.
Kenny and the rest of the fifth graders had Colonial Day at school. They dressed up, danced, did activities and even ate food that had to do with that time period.
Thanksgiving was pretty low key since none of our out-of-town relatives came to KC.
Mac turned 7.
Luke celebrated the sacrament of Reconciliation at church.
Kenny and the rest of his choir sang at Crown Center.
MythBusters came to KC. Eric took the boys to see their live show.
Eric and I went to the Black Key’s concert (St. Vincent opened).
Eric became Hattie’s godfather.
We spent Dec. 19-the morning of the 25th with my family and then the evening of Dec 25-Jan 1 with Eric’s family.