What have I been up to, you ask?

So, yesterday, I told you what I’m hoping to do with the site. Today, just a little of what I’ve been up to lately. Since a picture is worth a thousand words, I figured I’d let you see what my Blackberry camera phone has indicated that I’ve been up to.

Since I quit blogging on the regular, we’ve gotten two dogs. Our first dog Lucy (affectionately called Lu, Lulu, or Lu-Bear) is the second love of my life. She’s extremely sweet, but she loves to have fun. She’s got just an awesome personality. She wouldn’t harm a fly.

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Our second dog Tia has a great personality, as well, although it’s entirely different than her older sister. She’s the dog of many nicknames (T, Runtus, Big T, Tia-Bear, and many others). She’s as rambunctious as her sister is mellow. Ying and yang. Here’s the picture of her after she got spade… and burst open her stitches.

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We’re not your typical dog owners. For example, I think teaching Lucy how to drink water out of our bathroom sinks wasn’t listed anywhere in the dog training books we’ve read.

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As a HS coach, I fell upon a great deal for some great Timberwolves seats. My brother-in-law Ross and I got to see Yao Ming, Ron Artest, Vince Carter, Devon Harris, and Kevin Durant never sitting more than about five rows from the court.

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Did I mention that we had phenomenal seats?

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I got into playing basketball once again. Unfortunately I sprained my ankle pretty bad in April. Fast forward to August and I still feel the pain. Yikes!

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I saw Green Day in concert for the fifth (I think?) time. I’ve never been as close as we were this time, though.

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We’ve done a lot of work to our house. Besides tilling a bathroom, getting new carpet in a bedroom and living room, and getting a fence, we got an underground sprinkler system. Which means awesome green looking grass… and, subsequently, I get to mow the lawn. A lot.

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I mentioned that we got new carpet. We also had to live without carpet in our house for about two weeks. Like our new big screen tv and couch?

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Saw Dave Matthews in concert (for free! Thanks lil’ sister Sara!) Musically, he’s great but I wish he would’ve played more songs from “Under the Table and Dreaming” and “Crash.”

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Did I mention that we got two dogs. Seriously, without sounding like a tool (too late!), they are about the highlight of every day. I really can’t understand how you can have a dog and not want to take care of them…

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If you’re out on your bike tonight, do wear white,
-B-