Saturday, July 28, 2012

Senses + Inscriptions



{Sight} The Opening Ceremony for the XXX Olympics in London was amazing! We spent the Friday night in watching all four hours of it. I was so impressed, and I never thought so many things that I love would all be in the same performance. I heard The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Pink Floyd, and a live performance from none other than Sir Paul McCartney (I still can't believe we saw him in concert two years ago). The Queen and 007 jumped out of an airplane, Voldemort made an appearance, and a bunch of Mary Poppins' came in to save the day. I loved that J.K. Rowling spoke, there was a quote or two from Shakespeare, and they went all the way back to the Industrial Revolution.


{Scent} I love this Jergens lotion. All good ingredients in here :) It's Pomegranate and Grapeseed oil. 


{Sound} I actually laughed out loud when Matt LeBlanc said "Go * yourself". So funny!


{Taste} It's time for peaches, and I'm psyched about it. I love getting fruit that's in season.





{Touch} I love looking through my little "library" (bookcase), and seeing old books that I want to revisit. I saw these two inscriptions from my brother. I should explain about the name. I was born Megan, but I go by my middle name Naomi. These books are so special to me, and will go with me no matter where I go.

{XXX Olympics}


On our Honeymoon in December 2011, we took the Chunnel to and from France. When we were leaving London we saw they symbol of the Olympics. I love the Olympics! I was so impressed with the Opening Ceremony last night. This morning we have been watching a Fencing portion, some Soccer (the real Football), and Badminton. I'm really excited for the Swimming. 

I was a very athletic kid. It wasn't too long after I could walk that I could do cartwheels up and down the sidewalk. I did gymnastics until I moved to Arizona. When I moved I played a lot of team sports. I was on a Scottsdale Aquatic Swim Team for four years, and then I was on my high school swim team. I played Volleyball, Basketball, and was very involved in Lacrosse. Some girls from the swim team and I started the Lacrosse team at my school. My older sister played Lacrosse in Maryland, so she became the coach. Watching these games brings back memories of hard work, dedication, and what it's like to be a part of a team. I think it's really important for kids to be on a team, because it teaches them to make exercise a part of their life, to work with other people, and that it's important to stick with something. There were many times I wanted to quit, but my mom wouldn't let me. I am so grateful for this. 

What did you think about the opening ceremony? Do you have an event you are excited to watch?

8 comments:

  1. I LOVED the Opening Ceremony and I watched the games almost all day yesterday!! I love seeing the swimming, fencing, gymnastics, archery, cycling, soccer, and beach volleyball the most, but I'll watch anything that's on since it's the Olympics! That video about the mean tweets was hilarious!

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    1. I watched it pretty much all day yesterday too :) It's so fun seeing all the sports. The mean tweets video made me laugh so hard. I hope Jimmy Kimmel does another one. Hope you are having a great weekend!

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  2. Ahhhhhhahahah I have tears in my eyes from watching that twitter video! Also yes to the gymnastics! Xo Eloise

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    1. Haha it's a really funny video. I've watched it a few times and it's just as funny as the first ;) The gymnastics have been amazing!

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  3. The opening ceremony was amazing!

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  4. Mean Tweets was too funny!

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    1. Whoever thought of it was a freakin' genius!

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