Sunday, May 02, 2010

take the long way home

Quick and busy weekend!
I zipped up to California's state capital, Sacramento!*
Hung out with Lisa, the drooly kitteh!
Cat slobber, ick!  LOL!
 Went to Eeebie Jeebie's high school swim finals!
(Soft focus, I meant to do that!)

My baby, getting ready to swim!
The beautiful boy!  He's way skinny tho'!

After the meet we took Bently for a walk on the levy above the American River.
I drove my Chevy to the levy***, but the levy was...full?
'Cause of the rain! And the snow that's still on the mountains in Tahoe.
and its MAY!!!
Gorgeous sunset!

All of a sudden, it was race day!!!

Chicken!  (Einstein chicken)**


Chicken! (Race director and cuuuutttteeee baby runners!)
Not Chicken!!!
(Happy Karen, we had coffee/tea b/4 we got to the race!)
Mile 1! Yay!
Heh, heh!!! (Those are the 5K runners!)

Finish line!  Karen wouldn't cross it b/c she didn't want anyone to see her! 
The End!!! (of the race, that is!  : .)
(What's up, Chicken Butt?!  Sorry, I had to throw that in!)

Why did the chicken cross the road?!
Bok, Bok!!!

Home again!  Miss 'em already, but duty and dirty laundry calls!!!

*I figured out why the State of California has no money. 
 They spent it to stop speeding cars in the Capitol City.
You've heard of speed bumps, right?
In Sac, they have bumps, humps, and undulations...
They also have lumps and table tops.
All for the same purpose!
For reals.  I am not joshing you!

**Karen clarified by saying "roosters."  Is 'rooster' and 'chicken' interchangeable???

***There was a classic car show associated with a street fair that was at the race start, so there were Chevys.  
We just didn't drive a Chevy to the levy.


Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

lol lol lol....U crack me up....'chevy to the levy' and U forgot to say...."what? chicken butt....why? chicken thigh!" lol lol lol....but nooooooooooooo it doesn't work well with rooster! LOL!! loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee the photos! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

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Anonymous said...

Hey, remember the litt'l old lady and litt'l old man I told you about, they were the timers in Ian's lane. Heheeheee

Marit said...

I just put a "sunshine award" on my blog for you... 'cause your blog always makes me smile!!! You totally deserve it, so come pick it up here

Ragged Around the Edges said...

Drooling kitties, chickens, races, swimming. . . what more could you cram into your weekend? As always, your energy amazes me.

Penny said...

Looks so fun!! Glad you had a good time!

Danica said...

fun post, my friend!!! indeed seems that you had a busy week.