If I lived in the south by the ocean, I would definitely be a surfer. Every time we go to Florida, I spend most of the time surfing. I really like the waves, and I could do it all day long. If I lived in the south I would also go scuba diving and I would love to ride with the dolphins. I would also collect seashells and sand dollars and make the same souvenirs you see in gift shops!
It’s been a while since my last post so here’s a little update to get back in the swing of things!
In late June, I attended the University of Missouri basketball camp as a coach.. Formerly, I was a participant in the camp, staying over night, playing games and learning from older coaches.. Being my third year as a coach, this camp continues to help me give young children the opportunities I was given as a child.. Most of which are the reasons why I was able to play at the collegiate level.. Often, people think their respective sport is “the best sport in the world..” For myself, it’s important to understand that less than 20% of these kids won’t even play at the high school level.. This is why I always try to implement things like teamwork and hard work while helping them mature as young athletes and as young adults.. My goal is to have each kid go home to their parents (after 4 long days of strictly basketball) and somehow say, I learned a lot and I made new friends! If those two things happen, I did my job!
Since then, I have enjoyed a little bit of everything! Rock climbing, stomach flu, sunburn and a great 4th of July!
At the beginning of summer, I made a goal for myself. My challenge was to bake at least one dessert per week that I have never made before. Except for the weeks I have been traveling, I have successfully managed this task. First I made carmelatas (oat and Carmel bars). Then mostly went to Eckert s to pick berries and made pies. Recently I made my birthday cake then I made blueBerry coffee cake! Next I will make blueberry and lemon pie. Only it’s more of a custard pie than a fruit pie which makes it different. Next week I can’t make anything because we are visiting my cousins in Chicago!