Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Almost the end of football season

Man, what a season for ups and downs it has been for both Devin and Ryan's football teams. Ryan's went 5-3 and made the playoffs this weekend. Ryan's 5-6 Centennial team will face Molalla's undefeated 8-0 on Saturday. Devin's team on the other hand had many coaching or lack of issues this season and had a unfortunate season of 2-6. Though they didn't win many Devin had a good season as the lead running back and outside linebacker. In every game Devin would only come off the field in a extra point attempt or if he wsa injured. Or in reality, if he got hurt. He came out for a play and they'd through him right back into the next play. Not much rest for the poor kid but he wouldn't of had it any other way.

The only downside to the playoffs this weekend is that we were almost ready to buy tickets and fly back to watch the Green Narrows Race in North Carolina. The take-out is LiquidLogics base of operations!! Of course we planned on getting on the Green for our first times as well. I wouldn't miss Ryan's game to watch a race on the Green so there is always next year.

Good luck Ryan!!

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Devin turns 14!!

This weekend has two big events. The end of Devin's football season. The next time he plays, he'll be in High School! Wholly crap time flies by.... The other is Devin's fourteenth birthday on Sunday. I can remember back four years ago when I first got him out on the Klickitat with my friend Lauren Boehm. He was so cute in that Stohlquist drysuit all bunched up around him. It was a womens small but still big all over. Now he weighs close to my own weight and can hold his own when we, I'd say playfight but I've ended up with bruised ribs out of a few exchanges.

Here a few pics of him at 10 yrs old.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Off Season Ink Work

With the water levels being not up to par during the Summer I've been able to satisfy another addiction of mine. Tattoo's!! Most of my ink is associated with whitewater or outdoors. The lastest is my backpiece being done by Jason Bradbury at Atomic Art in Portland, OR.

In the pic, the shading and outlining is all done after 9 hours and coloring it in starts next month. Good thing I have a drysuit!!Backpiece part 3