March 20, 2012

Timbo, Rain and Bones

So Tim Tebow is probably not going to be with the Bronco's much longer. They've decided to take their chances with a chronically injured, very expensive QB with an excellent track record... when he was healthy.

That's fine. Really. It's their choice. I always thought John Elway was a snake in the grass and that just proves it to me. The Broncos can shove off.

The guys I feel bad for are the guys who really bonded with Tim and are left to know he was cast aside... it had all been a big lie. And they'll be fine with Peyton because Peyton is Peyton and an all around good guy.

Seriously. I'm a Manning fan.

Not an Elway fan.

Anyway, so there are hopes here in this house that Timbo will play for Jax. I think that Mr. T, who is Tim's biggest fan, has hopes that if Timbo ends up a Jag, that his Dad will drive him up to see a game. He's seen Timbo play many many times with UF, so it'll just be like icing to drive to Jax and see him play.

Me? I hope he goes to the Pats. I think he could learn a lot there and it wouldn't be bad for him.

How does this all seriously effect me? Remember Mr. T's birthday? What did I make him?

I made him a UF/Bronco's quilt. It was essentially a Tim Tebow quilt. And I KNEW, I'm not stupid, that Tim wouldn't be with the Broncos forever, but I figured we'd have a few seasons before John Elway cast him aside. It was inevitable. I just didn't think it was going to be... so soon.

So now Mr. T has this quilt with UF on one side and this HUGE reminder of Tim getting the shaft. I'm working on figuring out how to redo it... we have realized it is to be my summer project.

But I did tell him, we needed to give serious thought to this new backing. Maybe we can just go with a bright orange or blue and make it a pure UF quilt. Following Tim may not be such a good idea...


We are off for Atlanta tomorrow night, just me and the two younger boys. Bones seems to have great issue with the girls growing up and his not being there.

We were going to drive, but its nine hours, gas is getting expensive, there are tolls and food and my husband sat down and did the math and realized that for just a bit more, the three of us could fly and not spend 18 hours in the car... putting 1200 more miles on my car that already has 198,000. (My goal is 250K, but I may push for 300K...)

This is the Great Flambina on St. Patrick's Day.
Speak no evil pookie.jpg

And the Wee Flambina on the same day...
St Patrick Pookie.jpg

I'm looking forward to going, to love on them, dreading the email onslaught when I get back to work.


Bones... is in love with Whitney Houston's voice, in particular I Will Always Love You. All day I have either heard Whitney's voice blaring through my home or Bones' voice in falsetto.

I caught him juggling today while imitating Whitney. Seriously? Can you make that crap up?

My white 12 year old boy, singing falsetto I Will Always Love You, while juggling. In the rain. No less.

I tried to get some of it on video and what I got was his doing his Rain Run. I guess I've never posted that, but EVERY TIME it rains, he runs outside and does a couple laps around the backyard.

Then I as I tried to get him to sing and juggle, telling him it was for Mim and Big Daddy, I got an argument. While juggling. And wet.

So. Unfortunately, no vid. I'm working on it.

Seriously, Whitney is blaring on the stereo. I feel bad for Mr. T. And I keep hoping to sneak in and tape him singing, but it's like that frog from Bugs Bunny. I appear and he's a mute...

Posted by Boudicca at March 20, 2012 05:23 PM

the wee flambina pic... jazz hands!

Posted by: wRitErsbLock at March 21, 2012 07:59 AM

I know, it cracks me up!

Posted by: Bou at March 21, 2012 08:29 AM

I must be flying....I went to OK (800 miles one way) and made it in 11.5 hrs, with two stops.
Heh- my mother asked me if I had a police escort....

Posted by: Rave at March 21, 2012 02:12 PM

Do NOT turn it into a Jets quilt.

Posted by: Toluca Nole at March 21, 2012 02:28 PM

T is HORRIFIED that he is a Jet now. It will NOT be a Jets quilt. I'm going to look for something bright orange...

Posted by: Bou at March 21, 2012 02:30 PM

+1 on not an Elway fan. I lived in Denver from 1981 through 1987 when Elway was playing. Mr. Choke. Always looked like a deer in the headlights and would find a way to lose a playoff game.

Posted by: Fred G at March 22, 2012 11:18 AM

It's sad, but not surprising that first and foremost football is a business. Teams do all kinds of stuff that fans can't believe in order to try and win that elusive Super Bowl. It can only work for one team.

Time will tell who got the better end of that bargain. One side, the other or neither. heh. The sports guys last night were talking about how the owner of the Jax had to be talked into making an offer for Tim which wouldn't have boded well for him being happy when playing there.

In the end I think it's better for Mr T to remember Tim as a Gator and let the pro world move in its own way.

Love the little Flambinas they are adorable.

Posted by: Teresa at March 22, 2012 09:40 PM

You have the cutest nieces!

My youngest son was cracking up over your story about Bones. He had never seen Michigan Flats, the singing frog. So, I had to find the Loony Toons video on YouTube to show him. Of course, you can't just watch one short clip. Thanks for an evening of Loony Toons, Bou!

Posted by: PeggyU at March 23, 2012 01:00 PM

Think I'd actually pay to see a vid of Bones singing Whitney Houston and juggling at the same time.

Posted by: diamond dave at March 23, 2012 09:12 PM