Monday, September 1

Labor Day

Funny that we call this Labor Day, but then we sit around and do absolutely nothing!

I took the day off from the computer yesterday. Kind of had to. T, R and I volunteered at an Aid/Water station for the Ironman Triathalon yesterday. We were there from noon - 5 pm. It was very hot and hard work, but watching all those athletes really humbled us. I felt bad when they would say "thanks for being out here!" We'd just holler back "Great work, Keep it up" and other encouraging things. For those who might not know an Ironman Triathalon is a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 (yes, one hundred and twelve) mile bike ride, followed by a 26.2 mile run!!!! Unbelievable, Amazing.......
We were on the bike route. Miles 51 and 82, so this is what we saw all day.
Here is last year's winner (Check out that time!)

Anyway, after all our hard work, we treated ourselves to a Mexican dinner and then got some ice cream and sundae fixings to bring home to the rest of our crew!

Now, back to doing absolutely nothing. I have spent the morning catching up on blogs that I missed yesterday. And, guess what?!?! I got an award! I can't believe first blogging award! It was from Renee at My Special K's! Now I am going to attempt to follow the rules of my award and be an obedient blogger!

Renee gave me the award as a
" Thanks for always bringing awareness!!!" No, Renee. Thank you for letting us into your life with those very Special K's!

The rules that go with this award:
Put the logo on your blog
Link to the person you received your award from
Nominate at least 7 other blogs
Put links to those blogs on your site
Leave messages on the blogs you've nominated
Going to do that now!

I now nominate the following Blogs:
1. Young Adventures by Colleen
*because she was one of my first regular Blog friends! Oh and because Linlee is just so dang adorable!
2. Bring the Rain by Angie
*because Angie is so dang inspirational (check out her story and you'll get it!)
3. Ministry So Fabulous by Amy Beth
*because AB is just so dang cute :)
4. 33 for a Moment by Karen
*because she is just so dang funny!
5. My Charming Kids by MckMama
*because she's so dang honest!
6. Whittaker Woman by Heather
*because she so dang family! (see any of my family night posts)
7. The Life, Faith and Creativity Of Jessica Turner by Jessica
*because she's so dang creative! (really, she's a scrap booking queen!)

Have a happy (non)Labor day everybody!

I'm leaving you with this lesson in relaxation from Dexter and Jack!


Anonymous said...

Well, thanks! I'm just so dang honored!


Karen said...

Awwwwww, how nice! Thank you so much! :o) What an honor! Happy "Labor" Day to you, too!!

Matthew Paul Turner said...

Thanks for the tag! You are so sweet. - Jessica Turner

Colleen said...

Wow, an award! Thank you! What a sweetie you are!

Now, I'm going to try to follow the rules, but I've got a couple of crazy days ahead. It may be later this week before I can keep the thing going.

I'm very impressed that you volunteered your time to hand out water to the athletes. That was a really great thing to do!