I briefly talked of Sally before. But, I feel I really have to explain how crazy it is that our paths crossed, or, should I say, didn't cross until meeting up by way of our blogs.
One afternoon I stumbled upon Nothing Isn't Nothing and began reading about a sweet little boy named Mace. His mom wrote of him in a way I would write about Marcus. There was just something about Sally (and Mace!) that drew me in. I loved
After several (billion) emails back and forth we discovered we attended ISU, at the same time. We worked for the campus recreation services as lifeguards, at the same time. We lived on the same street, at the same time. How in the world did we never bump into each other while at school?!
Thankfully, we had the opportunity to finally really meet. Our little blogger date went so much better than I hoped, and as suspected, Sally and I hit if off just smashingly.
To reminisce and dream of life when it was a little more care-free Sally and I packed up our boys and headed to one of my favorite places on Earth.
It's never too early for a campus visit, nor is it too early to begin instilling some Cyclone pride!
|We made it to campus and both boys obviously fell in love with the place instantly...|
|The Campanile. If you look closely, Marcus and I are standing below the Campanile in the left photo.|
And, yes, yes I did "officially" become an Iowa Stater - HA!
|Don't they just look like they belong there?!|
|It was insanely hot and humid so we headed to the Memorial Union (aka MU) to cool off, and to wash Mace's feet. Mace found the only muddy area on all of campus. Ha!|
|Our tour ended, and we had to say goodbye to Mace and Sally. I'm not sure how the boys felt about the whole experience. They were full of expressions, weren't they?|
|Before leaving town I had to stop by one of my all time favorite places. Jack Trice! So many Saturdays were spent here, tailgating and cheering on my beloved Cyclones.|
My only regret about the whole experience... I wish I would have met Sally long before now!