The snow is back after our melt.
Makes for better footing and I do like the brightness of snow white coloring everywhere.
While designing from my home office (ahh best job ever!) I was thinking about life's passions.
Like most (if not all of my readers) of you, one of our passions is our horses
For my Husband, it's basketball.
I think I've mentioned before, he went back to school this year to get his teaching certification after years of being a Pharmaceutical Rep. It's been a great decision for he and I. During this, it's his 3rd season of being the Head Coach for Boy's Varsity Basketball in our neighboring city of Clawson. He loves it. In turn, I have quickly grown to LOVE it. My Dad used to take us kids to watch the Chicago Bulls play (I <3 Pippen!) so I grew up loving basketball, but this is a new spurt of love. I love the kids, their families, the support, the goals, the screaming, the popcorn, the squeaking shoes, the wins and even the losses when they play their guts out anyway.
What makes it great, is we support each other's passions. Instead of it being something that tears our time away from each other, we take time to support and encourage it. I try to go to every game and it's so fun and makes the winter go by so quickly! In turn, he comes to the barn every so often and never EVER grumbles when I head out the door for my 4-5 hour visit to Laz.
The other bonus of him being a coach, is I get to know the parents and the players very well. Last year, the support we got when I was going through facing a tough decision with Laz, was incredible. I can only assume that they aren't 'horse people' although a few are, but they could certainly see the pain in my face and still to this day ask "How is Laz doing?" and genuinely care to know. To me, that says a lot about community and the care people still have in this world. It's awesome.
All from supporting someone's passion.
Their child's passion to play basketball. Their passion to watch and support it. Supporting my Husband's passion to coach. Supporting his wife's passion of horses. It's all full circle.
Being I know some of you out there, are Bball nuts too...enjoy this little video from Thursday night.
(we are the team in dark blue/yellow) at an away game and are 4-1 so far!