Wednesday, September 15, 2010

a whole new world.

i'm back to a world of...
screaming soccer moms, bored refs,
orange slices, and energetic high school girls.

believe it or not, i haven't seen ashley play since she was about 6-years old.
[hey, before you jump to any conclusions, i was a good girl finishing up her college education,
then making a living with a career in Chicago. resume story.]

it's been a blast to see her and cheer her on.
i was so proud of my little sister.
[she's really not so little anymore. she's 15-years old and nearly taller than me.]
today was especially a good game, ending the night with a 3-1 score.


















[isn't mom so pretty?! love this picture of her.]



anyone who knows me, knows that i'm the least, if not nada-athletic girl in the family (note the double-negative). the family can testify to this. ryan can testify to this. but do cut this girl some slack. gymnastics was my thing till i was 14 years old, so i had no time for all these normal sports all other girls my age were diving into. and besides, who got the creativity/artsy-fartsy skills? hmmm.

that's beside the point.

the point is that though i'm the least, if not nada-athletic girl in the fam, i'm a good cheerleader and most supportive sister out there. (ashley and kristine can i please see a show of hands?). so if my kids end up with ryan's super-hero athletic genes, then he and the kids can rest assured they'll have quite the soccer-basesball- or0whatever-mom they need.

anyways, off of that rabbit trail (i really shouldn't type these posts up so late at night), ashley was a super star, her team was uh-mazing tonight, and i think i'll make a good soccer-whatever-sport mom.

and when you read this, friend...
[happy thursday!]

6 comments:

  1. aw, love this post! i haven't seen her play a sport in such a long time! thanks for taking pics...(btw, our sister is now 15...not 14;))

    ReplyDelete
  2. So sweet of you to see her play! I love soccer and part of the fun is how the whole family gets involved.

    ReplyDelete
  3. you will make an uh-mazing soccer-whatever-sport mom!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Awww. Cheerleading moms/aunts/cousins/etc. are an integral part of the sport. You're part of the team!

    ReplyDelete
  5. kristine: you're right! sorry, she just had a bday and i forgot so i fixed it. thanks for the reminder, sis!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Ash and I have / had the same soccer number! Yay Ash! :D

    I love soccer. I love the Gamboa girls...

    Great post!

    ReplyDelete

aw, shucks! thanks for reading and leaving me some LOVE. you (yes, YOU!) seriously rock my face off.

please, leave me your email address if you have a question that you would like me to answer!