I’m running around, getting things ready for Spencer’s drs appointment and Keegan is “watching” Spencer for me. She’s in her swing and he’s sitting on the floor beside her. He has the tv on WWE and is telling her the name of each wrestler on the screen and what their “finishing” move is. She is looking at him like he is telling her the secrets of the universe. I wish I could get a pic!!
My brain keeps screaming MORE COFFEE!! But my stomach keeps responding with “do you want to leave the bathroom today?”
I wish they would work together to find the balance.
Filed under TMI.
…..the love my son has for sports and being active. When given the choice between playing a sport or playing a video game, he will almost always choose the sport. So happy that I don’t have to fight with him to get him to get some exercise.
I am dreading the next two days, if I can be completely honest.
Its March Break here, and I am happy for that. However, today and tomorrow, Keegan has a development hockey camp, and is playing 5 hours of hockey over these days. It wouldnt be so bad but it is so spaced out! He plays at 10-11am this morning, then 4pm-5pm this afternoon. Tomorrow he plays at 8-9am, 12-1pm, 4-5pm. Add in my work, Spencer, Spencer’s doctors appointment tomorrow and my appointment tomorrow……I am really dreading it :( And Ryan has to work both days! He is attempting to get off early to help out with the second game today since today is an overtime shift for him, and part of me hopes he does, but part of me is like “STAY AT WORK AND GET ALL THE OVERTIME HOURS YOU CAN!!”
Ugh. Guess I better get my butt in gear and feed Spencer and get us all bundled up for the stupid cold rink Thank gobs this rink has a warm room when Spencer and I can hang out to watch Keegan.
If you aren’t totally quaking in your boots at the news of millions of bees dead, yet again, you’re nuts.
this should be concerning a lot more people than it is
not only because bees are one of the most important animals in the world and their job is a lot more than gathering honey but also because they are what scientists refer to as an “indicator species”
this means that when their populations start dwindling and then rapidly dropping, humans need to watch their shit because that means that environmental factors are too difficult for THEM to live in, so it might be difficult for US to live in, too. bees basically act as an indication that humans have a lot to worry about and when they start dying like this it deserves a lot more than a few headlines.
last year my biggest worry was the steep decline in bee population and apparently thats not about to change anytime soon. people have told me to my face that they think its strange I’m so concerned for the bees. read this you selfish fucks
Get excited, motherfuckers. Without bees, we will die off. Bayer and Monsanto continue to produce the chemicals that have been proven to kill them, and the government has their backs. Bees pollinate 30% of our food in the US and we are passing legislation to PROTECT the scumbags responsible for killing them.
I preach this shit to everyone who will listen and I always get “WAAAAH I HATE BEES THEY STING AND THEY ARE BIG MEANIES!” but think about your future life without kiwis, cranberries, blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, peaches, sunflowers, cotton, apples, plums, pears, mustard, celery, peppers, tomatoes, eggplant, beans, cherries, melons, turnips, canola oil, alfalfa, soybeans, lemons, oranges, and I could go on forever.
Bees are amazing creatures who are responsible for the comfortable lives we lead in this country and we cannot sustain and feed our population without them.
Alright you guys, there’s a good amount of notes on this but it’s only making us aware of the problem, not telling us what we can do to help. We can do something to help and YOU CAN HELP, YES THAT MEANS YOU. ALL YOU NEED IS DIRT, A FEW BUCKS, AND A MOMENT OF YOUR TIME TO MAKE A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE, LITERALLY.
Plant flowers that bees like and that attract them.
Bees prefer flowers that are blue, purple, and yellow. Choose flowers that bloom successively over the spring, summer, and fall seasons such as coreopsis, Russian sage, or germander. They especially love clover! Other plants include sage, salvia, oregano, lavender, ironweed, yarrow, yellow hyssop, alfalfa, honeywort, dragonhead, echinacea, bee balm, buttercup, goldenrod and English thyme. Buy seeds online.
GET RID OF THE PESTICIDES!!
If pesticides are killing off the bees so easily, what do you think it’s doing to us? The EPA says studies have shown pesticides can cause birth defects, nerve damage, and cancer. There are other ways to get rid of pests in the garden than using chemicals. Organic Garden Pests shows you how to keep off the bugs the organic way.
Give the bees a free home!
Please, if you have already reblogged this, reblog this is again with what I have posted onto it so you know what you can do to help. We can make a difference.
Sources and other helpful links:
Quick mention of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, a nonprofit group doing a LOT of good work for bees and other pollinators, among others.
Keegan at about 1 month vs Spencer at about 1 month. Me thinks my girl looks a little like her big brother lol