Sunday, October 30, 2011

Friday Night Lights….

Well the Brown crew was out in force Friday night to watch – are you ready – our favorite Referee at the big cross town football game against our dear ole Abilene High and the Cooper Cougars.

First we needed to feed the crew at our favorite burger place and introduce Jet to the best home made ice cream – he rather liked the pumpkin flavor!October 2011 042October 2011 044

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Then off to find our row at Shotwell Stadium – to cheer on my brother Danny. He has been a ref for many years but this was the game that brought him back from retirement – the BIG game. He thought about hanging up his stripes this year but when the head coach's called and ask him to do it – he was beyond thrilled! My brother did not grow up playing sports – at all! He was the National Chicken Judger his senior year at Abilene High and has a degree from A&M in Animal Science . Danny has always loved to watch sports and really has enjoyed his time as ref. He loves the lights on Friday nights at the little schools around. He loves to watch the Boys and how hard they work on the field. He loves the team work of the teams. He was the head ref so he wears the white hat – very fitting for my big brother.

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It was Drew's first BIG crosstown game and he was all eyes taking it all in – from the tubas in the bands to the players and Mr. Football.

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Callie loved the band and the drums best and loved the beat! clapping and making sure we ALL clapped – I think we have a cheerleader in the making. I made Erica take a vow right there and then to please don’t let out little Drew grow up to play football. Hehe I don’t think I could stand him getting hit like that! This would be a nervous Grammy!

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The Brown fans…..

You ask who won?

Abilene High won this one –Big time.

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The final score was 62 – 6 WOW

What a fun night and we were really proud of our favorite Ref!!!

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Treats all around–no Tricks…..

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Halloween …my days are full of fun days ahead and my head is spinning with darling ideas to make! Thanks to Pinterest I am never with out  ideas up my sleeves! Here are a few of my favorites.



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Happy Halloween everyone!!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

I Believe in Pink Power…..

For me October has always meant orange pumpkins-but I have come to also think of October as the Pink month!


You see I have a reason to Celebrate October and the color PINK. My two reasons……


My sister in law Roseann was diagnosed 5 years ago with Breast Cancer. My oldest son Josh was diagnosed 5 years ago with Testicular cancer. I can Happily say and celebrate that they are BOTH cancer free and living a good life!

Their cancers were both found from just a routine exam – early detection was key to both of their success stories.So ladies and gentlemen it is time to get yourself checked!!!! My mother also was a 40 year breast cancer survivor so it was planted in my heart early to always get a mammogram every year. For my sister and myself it is our MUST do yearly check up.

Through the years my family has walked and cheered on the Susan B Komen walks around Dallas. They were both fun and very inspirational – Here are a few pics from years past.

Sarah( my niece) with 3 dear friends ,walked in the 3 day walk all around Dallas – what a accomplishment that was -

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Two years ago we all decided to join the Race/walk in Dallas and I have NEVER seen that much Pink and people in one spot in my life! We celebrated for Roseann and her battle-


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Sarah this year went down to cheer on the walkers in Washington DC as they walked on the 3 day walk-she will never forget her walk and the walk of women fighting Breast Cancer.


With her guys beside her she cheered them on – her sign pretty much says it all…….

Molly B

Sunday, October 09, 2011


Yesterday was such a fun,wet and mouth watering day! I spent the day watching and tasting everything Ben and Wyatt grilled in the” Firehouse cook off”. No trophies were won but we all sure ate well all day and had a fun- fun time!

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How many does it take to grill/smoke 3 racks of ribs- pot of beans- 3 appetizers you ask – A WHOLE CHEERING SQUAD- and 2 brothers!

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Bens favorite little people came to cheer him on and taste the delights he made.

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                        Callie REALLY liked the ribs!

What pure joy these guys bring me. For two young men like Ben and Wyatt –they have both been to and seen Hell- and have made it back – different roads in life but on this day it was all about living the Good life-Life is GOOD!

Here’s to living it-

Molly B