Liz Erk (lizerk) wrote,
Liz Erk

Does that make me craaaaazyyyyy?...?

Yes, that's me dressed as the Crazy Cat Lady for Halloween yesterday! I think I had even more fun being her than I did last year as Miss Swan!

Tina and I hung out with her little cousins in the evening. Definitely a great time!

Tina with her little cousins, Aiden & Cole.

Tina and a happy tree!

Me again... Everyone kept laughing at my little cats.

Halloween is tiring business!

All in all it was a good time. I arrived a lot later than I'd anticipated because the traffic was so bad. I was also in full costume for the drive so I got some interesting looks when cars would stop next to me.

In other news, I rowed in the Head of the Charles with the Gentle Giant Rowing Club the weekend before last. It was a great day and my parents even came up for it! They watched my team row by with Tina's Aunt & Uncle, which was so cute. I could hear them all cheering as we passed under the bridge they were standing on.



My team on the Northeastern University boathouse dock

Me and my parents after the race

And speaking of Northeastern, the Varsity coach gave me a new team jacket because mine from when I was in school has, well... it's so worn out that that the back now it reads: "or heast rn C ew."

Woo hoooo! Go Huskies!

And when it's all said and done, nothing nothing says a race well rowed on a Fall day than a fresh baked apple crisp!

Shocked? So was I! I'm not sure what came over me, but I had a sudden urge to bake. And BOY was it good! Especially when I topped it with caramel and vanilla ice cream!

On the subject of "trying new things," I played in my first official ice hockey game ever this past Saturday. I wasn't too bad! I did have a lot of trouble figuring out where to stand for the random face-offs throughout the game, but my teammates and the refs were really helpful.

We ended up losing 4 to 3, but it was pretty close. I'll likely be joining the team I played on for the whole season, so I'm looking forward to becoming a better player. Stay tuned...!
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