Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Wordle

Hey there.
First: thank you for all of the notes and cyberhugs and Dee and Laurie for giving me real hugs.
No, tonight was not any better. Last night: Kate. Tonight: Kenny.
Every day: Me.

How does Shelley console herself when all she can do is cry?
Play with wordle!
If you paste in a block of text or a website address, it assesses the words you use and makes a "word cloud" representative of that piece of writing.

Dave's CaringBridge Site created this one:



Here's the one from this blog:



You can change fonts and colors and layouts. It's kinda fun.
But it didn't make me smile.
Just cry some more.

I guess tomorrow it will be Zach.
And then maybe we can start breathing again.

And today, praying, and praying.
Air1 never fails me. Listen to this:

Whatever You're Doing by Sanctus Real

It's time for healing time to move on
It's time to fix what's been broken too long
Time make right what has been wrong
It's time to find my way to where I belong
There's a wave that's crashing over me
All I can do is surrender

(Chorus)
Whatever you're doing inside of me
It feels like chaos somehow there's peace
It's hard to surrender to what I can't see
but I'm giving in to something heavenly

Time for a milestone
Time to begin again
Revaluate who I really am
Am I doing everything to follow your will
or just climbing aimlessly over these hills
So show me what it is you want from me
I give everything I surrender...
To...

(Chorus)

Time to face up
Clean this old house
Time to breathe in and let everything out
That I've wanted to say for so many years
Time to to release all my held back tears

Whatever you're doing inside of me
It feels like chaos but I believe
You're up to something bigger than me
Larger than life something heavenly

Whatever you're doing inside of me
It feels like chaos but now I can see
This something bigger than me
Larger than life something heavenly
Something heavenly

It's time to face up
Clean this old house
Time breathe in and let everything out




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The Facade Crumbles

And I confront again the fact that I cannot do this.
I can't.
Never have.
Never will.
I am wholly inadequate in the face of this task.
I cannot navigate these waters.
I'm drowning.
So are my kids.

Kate especially.
Pray for Kate, please.

Underneath the happy smiles,
the terrific grades,
the school stuff,
the sports stuff,
all of that.

Underneath, it's miserable.
And I'm so angry.
It's so unfair that my children have to live through this.

Everything I can do is not nearly enough.
They need their father.
They need Dave.
They have me.
And no-one else.
I am
utterly
and completely
alone.

Even with each other,
so busy insulating ourselves
from the onslaught of grief
that we've created separate
little pods
of isolation
in our home.

I sometimes feel like the little Dutch boy.
Stopping small leaks.
Or Smokey the Bear.
Putting out small fires.
Patching up.
Putting back.
Propping up.
Band-Aids for hemorrhaging hearts.

It was bound to fail.

And now it's like I'm trying to stand in the gap.
But I'm so small.
And the tidal wave that's coming is huge-antic.

And I'm holding my breath.
Watching it crush my children.
And there's not a damn thing I can do about it.
Not a damn thing.
HOLD ON - FROG-fully rely on God!

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Myers-Briggs

A snippet

Do you wonder what I do when I should be doing other things?
Well, organizing my Virtual Bookshelf.


And checking to see if I'm still an INFJ.

Yep.
Still am.
Although, my J/P score gets closer all the time. Don't really think that's a good thing. Means I'm getting less organized. Or more spontaneous, maybe.


INFJ - "Author". Strong drive and enjoyment to help others. Complex personality. 1.5% of total population.
Free Jung Word Choice Test (similar to MBTI)
personality tests by similarminds.com


INFJ
Seek meaning and connection in ideas, relationships, and material possessions. Want to understand what motivates people and are insightful about others. Conscientious and committed to their firm values. Develop a clear vision about how best to serve the common good. Organized and decisive in implementing their vision.


Now you know all about me. :-)

Go here to find out about yourself! Write in and tell me if yours is accurate. Mine's pretty accurate. Now I bet you're wondering, "If she's actually secretive and she blabs so much on her blog, what ISN'T she telling us, hmmmm????"

The more detailed version: CLICK HERE for the detailed version and links to the other 16 types.
Portrait of an INFJ - Introverted iNtuitive Feeling Judging
(Introverted Intuition with Extraverted Feeling)
The Protector

As an INFJ, your primary mode of living is focused internally, where you take things in primarily via intuition. Your secondary mode is external, where you deal with things according to how you feel about them, or how they fit with your personal value system.

INFJs are gentle, caring, complex and highly intuitive individuals. Artistic and creative, they live in a world of hidden meanings and possibilities. Only one percent of the population has an INFJ Personality Type, making it the most rare of all the types.

INFJs place great importance on havings things orderly and systematic in their outer world. They put a lot of energy into identifying the best system for getting things done, and constantly define and re-define the priorities in their lives. On the other hand, INFJs operate within themselves on an intuitive basis which is entirely spontaneous. They know things intuitively, without being able to pinpoint why, and without detailed knowledge of the subject at hand. They are usually right, and they usually know it. Consequently, INFJs put a tremendous amount of faith into their instincts and intuitions. This is something of a conflict between the inner and outer worlds, and may result in the INFJ not being as organized as other Judging types tend to be. Or we may see some signs of disarray in an otherwise orderly tendency, such as a consistently messy desk.

INFJs have uncanny insight into people and situations. They get "feelings" about things and intuitively understand them. As an extreme example, some INFJs report experiences of a psychic nature, such as getting strong feelings about there being a problem with a loved one, and discovering later that they were in a car accident. This is the sort of thing that other types may scorn and scoff at, and the INFJ themself does not really understand their intuition at a level which can be verbalized. Consequently, most INFJs are protective of their inner selves, sharing only what they choose to share when they choose to share it. They are deep, complex individuals, who are quite private and typically difficult to understand. INFJs hold back part of themselves, and can be secretive.

But the INFJ is as genuinely warm as they are complex. INFJs hold a special place in the heart of people who they are close to, who are able to see their special gifts and depth of caring. INFJs are concerned for people's feelings, and try to be gentle to avoid hurting anyone. They are very sensitive to conflict, and cannot tolerate it very well. Situations which are charged with conflict may drive the normally peaceful INFJ into a state of agitation or charged anger. They may tend to internalize conflict into their bodies, and experience health problems when under a lot of stress.

Because the INFJ has such strong intuitive capabilities, they trust their own instincts above all else. This may result in an INFJ stubborness and tendency to ignore other people's opinions. They believe that they're right. On the other hand, INFJ is a perfectionist who doubts that they are living up to their full potential. INFJs are rarely at complete peace with themselves - there's always something else they should be doing to improve themselves and the world around them. They believe in constant growth, and don't often take time to revel in their accomplishments. They have strong value systems, and need to live their lives in accordance with what they feel is right. In deference to the Feeling aspect of their personalities, INFJs are in some ways gentle and easy going. Conversely, they have very high expectations of themselves, and frequently of their families. They don't believe in compromising their ideals.

INFJ is a natural nurturer; patient, devoted and protective. They make loving parents and usually have strong bonds with their offspring. They have high expectations of their children, and push them to be the best that they can be. This can sometimes manifest itself in the INFJ being hard-nosed and stubborn. But generally, children of an INFJ get devoted and sincere parental guidance, combined with deep caring.

In the workplace, the INFJ usually shows up in areas where they can be creative and somewhat independent. They have a natural affinity for art, and many excel in the sciences, where they make use of their intuition. INFJs can also be found in service-oriented professions. They are not good at dealing with minutia or very detailed tasks. The INFJ will either avoid such things, or else go to the other extreme and become enveloped in the details to the extent that they can no longer see the big picture. An INFJ who has gone the route of becoming meticulous about details may be highly critical of other individuals who are not.

The INFJ individual is gifted in ways that other types are not. Life is not necessarily easy for the INFJ, but they are capable of great depth of feeling and personal achievement.

INFJ Relationships

INFJs are warm and affirming people who are usually also deep and complex. They're likely to seek out and promote relationships that are intense and meaningful. They tend to be perfectionists, and are always striving for the Ultimate Relationship. For the most part, this is a positive feature, but sometimes works against the INFJ if they fall into the habit of moving from relationship to relationship, always in search of a more perfect partner. In general, the INFJ is a deeply warm and caring person who is highly invested in the health of their close relationships, and puts forth a lot of effort to make them positive. They are valued by those close to them for these special qualities. They seek long-term, lifelong relationships, although they don't always find them.


INFJ Strengths

* Warm and affirming by nature
* Dedicated to achieving the ultimate relationship
* Sensitive and concerned for others' feelings
* Usually have good communication skills, especially written
* Take their commitments very seriously, and seek lifelong relationships
* Have very high expectations for themselves and others (both a strength and weakness)
* Good listeners
* Are able to move on after a relationship has ended (once they're sure it's over)


INFJ Weaknesses

* Tendency to hold back part of themselves
* Not good with money or practical day-to-day life necessities
* Extreme dislike of conflict and criticism
* Have very high expectations for themselves and others (both a strength and weakness)
* Have difficulty leaving a bad relationship


INFJs as Lovers

"To love means to open ourselves to the negative as well as the positive - to grief, sorrow, and disappointment as well as to joy, fulfillment, and an intensity of consciousness we did not know was possible before." -- Rollo May

INFJs are warm, considerate partners who feel great depth of love for their partners. They enjoy showing this love, and want to receive affirmation back from their mates.

They are perfectionists, constantly striving to achieve the Perfect Relationship. This can sometimes be frustrating to their mates, who may feel put upon by the INFJs demanding perfectionism. However, it may also be greatly appreciated, because it indicates a sincere commitment to the relationship, and a depth of caring which is not usually present in other types.

Sexually, INFJs view intimacy as a nearly spiritual experience. They embrace the opportunity to bond heart and soul with their mates. As service-oriented individuals, it's very important to them that their mates are happy. Intimacy is an opportunity for the INFJ to selflessly give their love, and experience it in a tangible way.

Although two well-developed individuals of any type can enjoy a healthy relationship, INFJ's natural partner is the ENTP, or the ENFP (Dave was an ENFP). INFJ's dominant function of Introverted Intuition is best matched with a personality type that is dominated by Extraverted Intuition. How did we arrive at this?


INFJs as Parents

"You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth...
Let your bending in the archer's hand be for gladness;
For even as He loves the arrow that flies,
so He loves also the bow that is stable." -- Kahlil Gibran


INFJs usually make warm and caring parents. Their goal is to help their children become adults who know the difference between right and wrong, and who are independent, growth-oriented individuals.

Along the path to that goal they are generally very warm and caring, and are likely to treat their children as individuals who have a voice in family decisions. They want their children to be able to think for themselves, and make the right decisions. They also can be quite demanding on their children, and may have very high expectations for their behavior. Although they are generally soft-spoken and gentle, they may become stubborn and sharp-tongued at times when their expectations aren't met, or when under a lot of stress.

INFJs take their parenting role with ultimate seriousness. They will make sacrifices for the sake of their children without a second thought, and without remorse. Passing on their values to their children is a serious priority in their lives. Children of INFJs remember their parents fondly as warm, patient, and inspirational.


INFJs as Friends


Although the INFJ is likely to put friends behind their God and their families in terms of importance, they do value their friendships. As idealists who have strong value systems, INFJs seek authenticity and depth in their close relationships, and especially value people who can see and appreciate the INFJ for who they are and what they stand for.

The INFJ is likely to spend a lot of time socialing with family members. If they are religious, they probably are social with members of their religious community. After that, the INFJ may have friends represented from any of the personality types. They are usually extremely intuitive individuals, who will have no patience for anyone they feel is dishonest or corrupt. They'll have no interest in being around these kinds of people.

All kinds of people are drawn towards the INFJ. They are usually quite popular, although they may be unaware of it themselves, because they don't place a lot of importance on it.

The INFJ is valued by their close friends for their warmth and consideration, their new and interesting ways of looking at things, and for their ability to inspire and motivate others to be the best that they can be. genuine article that they are.

Careers for INFJ Personality Types

Whether you're a young adult trying to find your place in the world, or a not-so-young adult trying to find out if you're moving along the right path, it's important to understand yourself and the personality traits which will impact your likeliness to succeed or fail at various careers. It's equally important to understand what is really important to you. When armed with an understanding of your strengths and weaknesses, and an awareness of what you truly value, you are in an excellent position to pick a career which you will find rewarding.

INFJs generally have the following traits:

* Intuitively understand people and situations
* Idealistic
* Highly principled
* Complex and deep
* Natural leaders
* Sensitive and compassionate towards people
* Service-oriented
* Future-oriented
* Value deep, authentic relationships
* Reserved about expressing their true selves
* Dislike dealing with details unless they enhance or promote their vision
* Constantly seeking meaning and purpose in everything
* Creative and visionary
* Intense and tightly-wound
* Can work logically and rationally - use their intuition to understand the goal and work backwards towards it

The INFJ is a special individual who needs more out of a career than a job. They need to feel as if everything they do in their lives is in sync with their strong value systems - with what they believe to be right. Accordingly, the INFJ should choose a career in which they're able to live their daily lives in accordance with their deeply-held principles, and which supports them in their life quest to be doing something meaningful. Since INFJs have such strong value systems, and persistent intuitive visions which lend them a sense of "knowing", they do best in positions in which they are leaders, rather than followers. Although they can happily follow individuals who are leading in a direction which the INFJ fully supports, they will very unhappy following in any other situation.

The following list of professions is built on our impressions of careers which would be especially suitable for an INFJ. It is meant to be a starting place, rather than an exhaustive list. There are no guarantees that any or all of the careers listed here would be appropriate for you, or that your best career match is among those listed.

Possible Career Paths for the INFJ:

* Clergy / Religious Work
* Teachers
* Medical Doctors / Dentists
* Alternative Health Care Practitioners, i.e. Chiropractor, Reflexologist
* Psychologists
* Psychiatrists
* Counselors and Social Workers
* Musicians and Artists
* Photographers
* Child Care / Early Childhood Development

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Some days...


...are harder than others.
Yesterday was hard.

The Blue Devils lost a tough one.
What can a mom say to a disappointed football player?
That's a dad's job.

Kate is almost done with volleyball. She starts basketball soon.
Dave would love to see Kate play now. He always said, "Kate will be my bball player!"

Fighting with SSA.
Fighting with DDD.
Decisions for Kenny's IEP.
Filling out the SIB-R.
Deciding about DVR.
Drowning in alphabet soup.
Alone.

Some days,
I feel proud.
Seeing the kids' grade reports.
Hearing how great their teachers think they are.
Seeing finished shop projects.
Watching games.
Seeing a full refrigerator,
a full gas tank,
squeaking out enough money to pay the bills,
mostly on time.

And I think,
Okay.
Okay.
I'm doing this.
Keep breathing,
keep breathing.

And some days,
the wave comes back.
Knocks me to the ground.
And I can't breathe.

Sometimes the wrongness of it all
just engulfs me.

In this week alone.

Milestone moments.
Choosing a senior picture for the yearbook.
Ordering cap and gown.
Court orders.
A big play.

And everyday moments.
Watching Zach make sure Kenny fastens his seat belt before he drives off.
Checking Kate's forehead for fever when she's sick.
Helping Kenny adjust football pads.
Hearing their ideas about the election.
Zach snuggling Maverick.
Kate figuring out algebra equations.
Kenny worrying about his friend joining the military.

How is it that Dave is not here?
Mostly I only touch the edges of that idea.
Mostly I only let myself think about that minute.
I think, "He's not here right now."
But sometimes the idea
"He's not ever here. Not ever again."
skitters across my mind,
and suffocates my heart,
my lungs seize up,
and my souls screams.

And in those moments,
it's as hard as it's ever been.
Harder.

People think the worst day was when Dave died.
There are two days even worse.

The day in February,
when he didn't say
"We'll beat it."
When my heart knew.

And the day,
in the winterscape after Dave died,
when I truly let myself know
that he wasn't coming back.

And sometimes that knowledge
is just too heavy to carry anymore.
And it crushes me to the ground.

So I go day by day.
Step by step.
Breath by breath.

Still breathing.
Still aching.


A few pics of Kenny's birthday:









And Drew L got hurt during the game against Hanford. He is a really incredible kid. So, the first game he couldn't play, Spencer H wore his number, just to let him know that he was still a huge part of the team. In last week's game, all the guys wore #32 stickers. These players are amazing.



And last, I'll leave you with a card that I found that Dave made for me Mother's Day 1994. I have many of these. They make me smile. And make me cry.







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See why I miss him so?
Sigh.
How in the world do I get used to being without him?

PS. For those of you that said they missed the letter to the editor, here it is:

WA-HI STUDENTS ARE AWESOME

This is my third letter to the editor. The first was about teenagers giving up their Friday afternoons so Kenny could play baseball when he was 8 years old. The second was during Kenny's sophomore (paper said freshman, but it was sophomore) year when his football teammates elected him "Most Inspirational."

And now, once again, the students of Wa-Hi have shown themselves to be caring kind and generous at heart, and I was to publicly acknowledge and praise them.

Why is this so special?

You see, Kenny battles autism every day. In spite of his struggles, he's a cheerful, firendly, goofy caring and incredibly brave guy. Often silly and always honest, he loves the Blue Devils. He adores his school and his friends.

It's awe-inspiring the way the students have embraced Kenny. In times when we often hear about kids who are "different" being excluded or hurt, here is Kenny, who cannot wait to get to school and football practice every day. We have been blessed.

And Friday night, Kenny was elected Homecoming King. I watched him with beautiful Queen Mia, face aglow, arm lifted to the sky, beaming with joy. Wa-Hi students knew how much this would mean to Kenny. It was a dream come true because his dad, the late Dave Meyer, was homecoming king in 1980. And now Kenny gets to wear that crown.

I can never adequately express how grateful I am to the students at Wa-Hi for their kindness. They restore my faith and my hope. They are the ones who will change our world for the better. In truth, they already have. Michelle Meyer

Saturday, October 04, 2008

KING KENNY!



Okay, homecoming. Wow...what a night! It was a good day to be a Meyer!

First of all, Zach got to play quite a bit. He looked good. He had a HUGE fumble recovery. It was awesome. I was too busy cheering and shouting to take a picture, so imagine him climbing out of the bottom of a huge pile of red and white jerseys and holding the ball aloft in that universal gesture of triumph! Just doesn't get any better than that.

Then...halftime. The band played, the dance team performed.
The rain was pouring down. Sheets of it. Kenny and Drew watched the football team head to the lockerroom. They walked around the track. This girl came running out of the stands and threw herself into Kenny's arms. I watched for a minute and then realized OH! it was Kate!

The very cool cars came around the corner. Kenny and Mia were in an 07 Mustang. (Mia, after a mad dash to the car after her dance team performance.) The couples got out of the cars and were lined up along the side of the field, holding their umbrellas. Each couple had a box in front of them.

The announcer said that 4 of the boxes had purple and red balloons in them, reflecting the theme of the Homecoming Dance - Moulin Rouge, but one box would have blue and white balloons for Blue Devil pride, and that would be your king and queen.

I held my breath. They fumbled with the box. Finally, it opened and BLUE and WHITE balloons floated out. Mia broke out into a huge smile. Kenny looked a little stunned. Then he saw Mia's face and his face flooded with joy. He held his arm aloft and beamed! They came and put the crowns on. We were all just screaming and yelling. It was an amazing moment.




Then the football team came out of the lockerroom and took the field. Zach saw the crown on Kenny's head and ran over to give him a huge bear hug. Kenny walked along the fence, hugging people, smiling, wearing his crown. I thought about Dave. How much he loved Homecoming. How much he loved the Blue Devils. How much he loved his boy. Blew him a little kiss.

Then the second half. Zach played well. Kenny got in the game.



WaHi won the game. That was the icing on the cake.




Mom, Dad, Deb and I had gone out to dinner before the game. After running about a billion teenagers around. Zach had JV practice and then had to get on the bus, everything was crazy-busy. But we managed to get the tuxedos. And get everyone where they needed to be.

So-after the game, huge celebration at the Meyer house. Well, actually, the Bond motorhome in the driveway of the Meyer house. The boys got food at 7-11 and the girls made a nest in the basement. We sat around and reminisced, talked about Dave and times past. It was good.

Then this morning. EEEEK! Pick up flowers, press tuxedos, all three kids get haircuts, clean the house, forget lunch, get crabby, remind self to sleep more often. Decide sleep is for the weak. Take a nap anyway. Wake up puffy-eyed. Send Kate to a soccer game and the corn maze. Holler at Zach because he STILL doesn't know what the plans are for dinner, when he has to be where and when or if I'll be able to take pictures of him and his date. He's so his dad. Truly.

Get an iced coffee from McDonalds. Ahhhh. Nirvana. Better.

Deep breath. Are you tired yet?

Get the boys dressed. Cry. Smile at them. Cry again.
They are so handsome. Their dad should be here to see this. Really.
Get a little mad. Cry some more.
Take some pictures.
Lots of pictures.

Watch them drive away.
Sigh.
Cry a little, mostly on the inside.
Think about the students at WaHi. How incredible, how awesome, they are. What a gift they have given to Kenny. Over and over again, they embrace him. They give me hope. They are going to change this world. They're already doing it. AND...they're throwing Kenny a surprise birthday party after the dance. Complete with a Seahawks cake. Because, in addition to being KING, today is his birthday! EIGHTEEN!

Dave and Kenny.
My Kings.
I have been blessed.








Thursday, October 02, 2008

Homecoming Week


Friday: We found out that Kenny had been nominated for Homecoming Court. Cool beans, eh? 10 guys and 10 girls get nominated. Pretty amazing. Did you know that Dave was homecoming king in 1980?

Friday night: Denise, Darren, Amy, Luke and Grandma & Grandpa join us in Richland for the WaHi game. Our first defeat. Zach eased in a bit on special teams after his sprained neck. That's his bum in the air - making a tackle.



Saturday: Then the entire crew went to WSU to see Jake and the football game. Cougs lost, too. Not a very good football weekend. It was great to see the family, though.




Monday: They had a big pep assembly. The announced the 5 guys and 5 girls who are on court. And guess what??? Kenny made it!! He is so over-the-top excited about it. Friends who work at WaHi called and texted and e-mailed to tell me how excited Kenny was. A couple of them were in tears. The kids at WaHi are amazingly good to Kenny. It's truly magical. I guess Kenny was so excited he ran down and rushed right past the girl who was supposed to give him his sash and escort him to the color guard. He figured it out, though. Here's a pic from the WaHi website.


Still Monday: And Kate had a volleyball game. They won their match. It was really cool to see these girls. Last year, they had trouble directing their hits, they couldn't serve over the net half the time and they did a lot of giggling. This year, it looks like real volleyball. Her basketball is starting up as well, so she's a busy girl. Algebra is her favorite class. Takes after Granpa Bob.


Tuesday: I worked late and Grana & Granpa took the kids to Buff Puff, which is a boy's volleyball game.
(Imagine pictures of a crowded noisy gym.)
Wednesday: Kate had another volleyball game. Lost this one. Then it was the powderpuff football game. Juniors vs. Seniors. A huge battle. Some of those girls ought to play on Friday night! They were tough. And my boys were...well...in skirts. Get a load of this:






Very spirited young men!

Today: Was Dress-Like-Your-Favorite-Teacher day. Zach and Kenny both were mini-Daves. They wore WW hats, black WWBD football polos, khaki shorts and DAVE buttons. So handsome. Didn't manage to get a picture. Might have to stage one later. Tee hee.

Tonight. Well, tonight, I had 30 or so young men descend on the house like a hoard of locusts! Senior parents take turns hosting Thursday night dinners. It was my turn. Thank goodness my mom and dad showed up yesterday or it would have been a disaster. We made a HUGE pot of chili...in my canning kettle!! And about 50 baked potatoes. We set up a baked potato bar and chips/salsa and a veggie tray. Wow. Can they eat. Dad thought we'd be eating chili for a week...I mean I used 8 pounds of hamburger! But no...maybe enough left for one meal. The kids were fabulous. Grateful and polite and cleaned up after themselves. They all went to see if they could all stuff themselves into Kenny's room. They made it. And we had birthday cake for Kenny. Albertson's had made this wonderful half-sheet cake, with a football field and his jersey on it and some footballs. It was so COOL. (Does saying cool all the time make me sound old?) And on the way out to the parking lot, it flipped off the cart and landed face down on the pavement. OH CRAP, NEVER MIND! (I forgot to tell you that story. It's a Jake thing. We were trying to get out of a parking lot at WSU and he'd say, "Go this way." And it would be a dead end. And Jake would say, "Oh crap, never mind." So it's a new saying at our house.)

Anyway...Albertson's made a complete new cake in time for the party. WOW! So, if you live in Walla Walla and need a cake...go to Albertson's. Tell 'em Kenny's mom sent you.


Tomorrow is the game, and we find out about King and Queen at halftime. Signing off, singing, "Oh I just can't wait to be King!"