Crew to do

The fall rowing season at Granby Crew is really about shock and awe.  The shock of the rowers having practice again 6 days a week, and the awe of parents beginning to realize what they’ve signed up for… By the way, anyone want Virginia Diner Peanuts?  Just kidding… The Head of the Lafayette Regatta makes it all worthwhile though.  It’s a distance race – and gives the novice rowers a heady taste of the thrill and exertion of rowing.  It’s a staggered start, so not as exciting for spectators, but the sight of all the boats in the water is … Continue reading Crew to do

You might wonder about the son…

Yes!  He’s still around!  And I’m actually seeing more of him now that Crew season is over.  Practice 5 days a week, plus Saturday morning is not only a demanding schedule, but means that when he is home – he has to prioritize his remaining time:  food, sleep, text his girlfriend, update facebook, maybe a little homework, talk to the mother, in that order.  His team was delighted to win a Silver Medal at Virginia Scholastic Rowing Championship (photos below)!  And you’ll also find a  (sanctioned by the son) picture from Junior Prom.   His back, is back on track!   The new drug, Embrel seems to … Continue reading You might wonder about the son…