Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Up Early Again...

I am up early again watching the Hawks' game.  Got up and showered at 0400 so I could watch the game uninterrupted.  So 22 minutes into the game they are tied 0-0.  By 23 minutes into it they are up 2-0.  What a turn-around!  Then they add a short-handed goal to go up 3-0.  Niemi is on FIRE!  All they need to do is play a stingy 3rd period and they should win it.

We are getting a visitor today, so I have everyone assembling earlier than normal.  Only problem is, I hope the game is over before then.  I have spent the better part of the morning fending off flies and mosquitoes.  These things are BOLD!  They will land right on you...I think that I even heard one of them laughing.  And these Mosquitoes somehow leave these bites that stay around for weeks.  I still have a scar on my arm from one last month.  I swear these things have door gunners that get you without even landing on you.  And the flies won't leave you alone.  They love to land on your nose, ears, arms, legs, hair, you name, they land on it...except, of course, if you have your fly swatter in hand.  They seem to hide when that happens.  Why is that?  They can't be that smart.  They haven't been alive that long.  What is their lifespan, like 48 hours or something?  As far as I can tell, the only thing the fly is good for is to solve crimes on CSI with their larva.

That picture of me was taken a few days ago in front of our new school sign.  It says "Marqez al-Tedrib al-Mushtareq.  In English it is roughly Joint Training Center.  Not sure what that means yet as far as what we will be doing.  Time will tell, I suppose.

Third period is starting, must concentrate concern-rays on the Hawks.

Until next time...


  1. Now the Hawks have to kick butt, especially at home, against SJ. I went to the game they won with 4 straight goals (Mon 5/3). The UC was shaking when the go ahead went in with 90 seconds left. We're working on tickets for the next series.

  2. And the cubs have won one in a row! I think that starting in SJ is a good thing, they seem to do well on the road.