Bowling Week #10 2015

This update is super late because well, the bowling alley never updated the website with the scores.

Game #1 – 113

Game #2 – 160

Game #3 – 130

My starting average going into the night was a 156, my average is now 154 This week we played Team Up Your Alley, they are all Teachers and were the first place team last year.

We took 0 points for the week which dropped us to 5th place.

Right now we are playing Team Double Wood.

Orchid you not

The Hubby and I took The Kid and our youngest nephew for a day trip to the New York Botanical Garden. This time we had the pleasure of exploring The Orchid Show Chandeliers (and yes I did sing the song throughout the day).

I Wannnnnnnna Swinnnnng from the Chandeliers….the Chandeliers……

Here are some of my favorite orchids. The rain stopped us from exploring the rest of the garden grounds but we will make another trip in during the spring when everything outside is in bloom.
















Even though it was raining we still found our way over to Arthur Avenue for lunch. We enjoyed a slice of NY pizza, perused the meat markets, and of course stopped at the Bakery for snack.

This trip and weekend visit with the nephew also coincided with Pi Day so naturally we celebrated with an Apple and Pear Tarte Tatin. The hubby made the dough using a 100 year old rolling pin from his family. Neither The Kid nor the Nephew cared for it so they just had ice cream. I thought it came out great and enjoyed it.


Bowling Week #9 2015

And we begin the slide toward the end with week number 9.

Game #1 – 136

Game #2 – 178

Game #3 – 144

My starting average going into the night was a 157, my average is now 156

This week we played Team Scared Straights.

We took 1 point for the week which dropped us to 3rd place.

Next week we play Team Up Your Alley.

Bowling Week #8 2015

We are half way through the season so that means Position Round! This is where the teams play each other in the order in which we are ranked by point. Since we were in 3rd place we played the 4th place team.

Game #1 – 135

Game #2 – 160

Game #3 – 169

My starting average going into the night was a 157, my average is still 157.

This week we played Team Double Wood. We lost the first game by only 15 points, this is after us starting with a 77 point deficit due to our handicaps being better than theirs

We took the other 3 points for the week which pushed us up to 2nd place. We are having a really great year this year and hope we can keep up this momentum.

Next week we play Team Scared Straights.  Yes there is an entire team of Straight Boys on the Bowling league.

Do your shoes match your belt?

Well it’s the end of February already, imagine that it’s been snowy and cold. Eh I’m used to it, it is New England after all.

Not too much to report really, lots of cold and shoveling so there hasn’t been a lot of activity save for the 3 times a week The Kid goes to TaeKwonDo. He seems to really enjoy it and it helps to expend some of his extra energy.

This past Saturday was the monthly belt test. All of the students who are eligible show up to take the test no matter what color they are going for, except those going for Black Belt. They start at no belt and the first one to test for is White.



Here is The Kid doing some Kick Moves as part of his test.


This is another student who was going for his white belt. At least this made for some fun watching adults play along.IMG_3821

This is LJ he is one of the instructors. I love sitting there when he is teaching and something strikes him as funny (usually one of his own jokes) as he has a very distinct laugh.


By far this is the best piece of mail we have received in many many weeks, well if you don’t count Christmas Cards. I am so excited for our friends wedding in May, it coincides with the Hubbies Birthday weekend as well as Meat-A-Palooza on Memorial Day so it will be a fantabulous weekend.

The Hubby is headed off for a work trip next week, we’ve lined up a trip to the Orchid show at the Botanical Garden the following week. Spring is around the corner so I am hoping to get more updates in between the bowling updates.

Bowling Week #7 2015

And here we go.

Game #1 – 174

Game #2 – 140

Game #3 – 146

My starting average going into the night was a 158, my average is now 157. I guess I’m going to hover right around here for a while.

This week we played Team Lickety Splits (aka The Bowling Wives). Sadly Ms Boobalicious Lisa wasn’t there this week. We still had fun bowling against them like we always do.

We took all 3 points for the week dropping us into 3nd place going into the midway Position Round.

Next week we play Team Double Wood. These ladies are pretty good, the best part is our good friends daughter is on this team.