Took some photos while working on a concert this weekend. Easily some of the best photos I’ve ever taken. These are without any editing or filters, and taken with a HTC One M8.
I was pumped to say the least:
Spending some time eating some authentic Italian food at Sal & Joe’s.
Needless to say, there are some pretty shots.
Speaking of shots…
Tonight we wound up in an Irish Pub talking shop, soccer, and other wondrous things. Even witnessed a soccer coach pass out drunk, and fall over a chair.
The true highlight was this:
One of our players had been selected by a team in the National Women’s Soccer League, the professional league in North America. This is the Irish Pub celebrating for her as she walked in.
To our knowledge, the only team in our league to have a player get drafted professionally. That’s pretty cool.
Next? Sleep. Our real meeting starts tomorrow at 8:00 AM. Get ready for the circus!
For your entertainment:
We thought it’d be fun to kick off the next chapter of life with a short video actually introducing Darco. Be sure to check out the photos below as well. Continue reading
Apartment is clean.
Chai tea at the couch.
Rain falling outside.
I am relaxed.
Today was my final day of work for the month with Subway, so I planned my stores carefully [there were only two left, and that’s because they were closed yesterday for the holiday]. One had been a troubling store in past months, definitely a ‘project’ store in several ways. However, much had happened in recent weeks and when I stepped in today…it looked like a Subway. It looked normal, clean, friendly…I mean my jaw was on the ground. I was so, so pleased with what I had found. It just really started the mood of tranquility for the rest of the month.
After work Darco and I headed up north to visit her grandmothers grave site; a place that we had visited this time last year when we were still getting to know one another [and her family]. At the same time there was a Tornado Warning to the west and a Severe Thunderstorm Warning to the north, and in my world; that’s relaxing. A nap at the apartment ensued and when I awoke; it was time to clean. Darco started with the kitchen and worked her way to the first bathroom, I took on the bedroom, second bathroom, and office. By then she was out since she has to open her store at 4:30 AM tomorrow. Now, I’m just chilling in the living room, enjoying the rain, smelling the candle [it’s one of those crackling candles] and catching up on some Kansas City Shock stuff.
I found out about an hour ago that the main commentator for Sporting Kansas City, Cal Williams, actually gave the Kansas City Shock a shout out for their 3-0 win over the Des Moines Menace on Sunday [Sporting was playing the men’s side of that program tonight]. Overall the sensation is still surreal. Obviously there is a lot of work that still needs to be done [this weekend was most definitely a dry run of the sorts], but for as stressful as it is, man what a ride this is! Glory to God in the highest; most definitely, it never gets old giving Him the praise for this insane adventure.
Finally paperwork has been submitted for the month; the rain is getting heavier, the glass of tea is still full [turns out Darco gets her Starbucks discount at Teavana stores], and for the first time in a very long time…I’m out of stress. I know what needs to be done, but I’m not stressed but very relaxed. So I’m going to clean up FilingThePapers [it’s cluttered, again], get some new spreadsheets ready to go for work[s], but first I’ll show you some fun photos over the past couple days:And finally, for those of you who are curious about statistics and all of that. Here’s the skinny:
After Two Games:
Kansas City Shock:
Goals Scored: 5
Goals Scored On: 0
Current Record: 2-0
League Standing: 1st [out of 80+]
God is good guys, trust me. God is good.