Friday, August 9, 2013

Friday Fragments: Football and What Not

One of the many things I've had a tendency to whine about is the whole "no-reply@blogger" thing that prevents me from responding via email to people's comments; a problem made worse when many people joined Google+. Suddenly what seemed like half of the bloggers I used to correspond with became "no-reply@blogger." Leigh over at Hines-Sight Blog took my complaints to heart and found a tutorial. I hope you'll help a girl out and consider 'fixing' your account!


Have you seen this?  Gracious I love the Manning brothers and their sense of humor. I laughed and laughed!


Football has started again.  We switched leagues this year, to a league with a mandatory play rule and a smaller weight class. My boy is good, but he's never going to be great because he's just too small, so we jumped to a league that would get him more time on the field with children closer to him in size. I think he and I were both nervous, but he went to bed with a smile on his face. It seems several families made the switch this year, plus his coach runs the basketball league in which he plays, so he knew a bunch of boys from there too. 


We spent lots of time with my sister Evie and my niece Baby B this week.  Sweet Baby B is 6 and half months and getting so cute. We hit the pool with a mutual friend, who was The Boy's Kindergarten teacher. Jack, my BIL and her husband are good friends. When Evie and Jack got married, the big joke was that we moved 600 miles from our hometown, in which we were literally related to half the town, so that she could marry her nephew's teacher's husband's best friend. Try that one on for size. 


Friday Fragments is back at Half Past Kissin' Time after spending the summer over at Unknown Mami's. I hope you'll pop over to both for a visit!
Half-Past Kissin' Time


Michelle Nahom said...

I think I'm a no-reply blogger because of something to do with Google + - I tried figuring it out once before and wasn't successful. I will take a look again. I'm so glad your son is getting to play the sport he should be able to play sports just for the sheer love of it whether or not they are ever going to be great. How many of our kids are going to go on to the pros?

The Dose of Reality said...

I don't even know what the "no-reply blogger" thing is about. I hope we're not one of them!
I'm so glad your son is enjoying his football more and knows kids on the team! Fun is what it's all about!! --Lisa

Tettelestai said...

Haha, I hadn't seen the Manning boys do their thing. So funny!!!

Yay for someone finding the tutorial for the no-reply thing. I know that was driving you crazy. I just hope folks do it!

I love football. I hope your son enjoys playing and stays safe :-)

B. Jenkins said...

I hope your son enjoys the new league! I also hope I'm not one of those no-reply bloggers!

Leah said...

Thank you for telling me about the no reply blogger! I have never noticed it and I'm sure I have sent some replies to no reply people!

Laurie Matherne said...

I loved the video. I grew up in the New Orleans area, so the dad, Archie Manning, was a fixture in football lore in that part of the world. Cool.

bill lisleman said...

Hope your son has a fun time on the field. I believe sports should always be fun. Too many other things to be taken seriously, so keep the sports fun.
Good relationship tangle description.

Karen and Gerard said...

My husband saw the Manning commercial first and thought it was hilarious. He called me to come see it the next time it was on. Very funny!

StarTraci said...

In a world of over-sized sports egos, I so appreciate the sense of humor that the Mannings seem to demonstrate! It's truly a breath of fresh air.
Also, good call on the new football league. Letting him play on a league for fun that is also a safer mix for him sounds perfect!
Happy Friday!

Ilene Evans said...

I'm going to have to look at the blogger info as an FYI - thanks for sharing!

Aleta said...

Lol, what's the saying.. six degrees of separation to knowing people!

Leigh Powell Hines said...

I'm back from the beach. I'm so glad that I fixed mine. It wasn't that easy, but I kept trying.