~ the spot where we will be putting the ramp. :D
Yeah... I kinda blew yesterday off. :)
So busy that by the time I was looking at my computer and thinking... "I could do my daily..." it was already 12:30 Monday morning, so... (this is the awesome part) I just went to bed instead.
at 12:30? wicked.
And I was asleep, like 8 seconds after laying down.
I always come up with great things to think about on the way to sleep...
and I pretty much never get past "ok, so the whole ringette team carried me into their change room..."
and boom, I'm asleep.
It rained like a madman on Saturday afternoon...
Sunday was gorgeous...
and today... more of that "gorgeous" stuff.
The weekend was all about digging the pit that some dude is going to pour "four yards" of crushed stone into today (I hope).
This will get 24 patio stones placed on it (after much leveling and "tamping")...
And the ENORMOUS skateboard ramp we're building will go there. :)
I was taking a good hard look at the ramp last night... and shit man... it's going to be quite the freaking drop at the edge.
Honestly, I had this DRAMATICALLY smaller ramp in mind when I started the project.
I will be taking detailed pictures and prepping a review of the costs and building process... because that is exactly what I wished I had when I started and all I could find were incomplete or half-baked versions of ramps. :D
~ Monday clothes... no tie, but nice stuff. :)
~ work work work...
~ go to gym...
~ work work work...
~ write this... and then go home hoping there's a giant pile of crushed rock on my laneway.
~ I just read a journal entry I have been expecting and dreading. So now I'll face my monitor at work and shed a few tears quietly. So... no wishes today. :(
Birthday moments... from yesterday....
Happy birthday to Nadz... (acoolsecretary). May there be conclusions to the many challenges that chase you through this life and I hope this next year gives you back all the love you put out there. :) I hope you enjoyed your day sugar. :D
And happy birthday andysocial, you cd ripping supa-stah... no really, I hope you have a wonderful year ahead and that you get all kinds of good reasons to smile as you slog away. :D
My wonderful friend... a woman who has shared her journey with cancer for many years, has finally been able to stop fighting.
Nancy Redmond was also known as teasdale.
She was a kind hearted woman who was able to take great happiness from a renewed relationship with her brother Larry after things in her world got to be bad enough... well, that she truly needed him. May there be a special place reserved for him in heaven for the kindness and dedication he gave to his sister in her final years.
Nancy was very open and honest in her journal about the experiences her cancer thrust upon her.
It was a remarkable read... but also a moving and emotional ride.
I was truly blessed to have had the chance to get to know her, to talk and share supportive moments.
May your rest be truly peaceful dear Nancy and thank you for your friendship.
So take a moment to show the love you know you have for the people who earn it in your life each day and do your best to not take for granted the many things that a life is offering you.
That offer has a time limit... and the clock is ticking.