Sunday, November 2, 2008

Australian Open


For those who do not know, I am an avid avid tennis fan!! My family of origin and I learned how to play tennis when we were living over seas as it was cheap and a good way to get exercise, and you could play at night which offered some relief to the 100 degree temperatures during the day. Any whoo, I love watching the game and know the players history. I'm glued to the tv during the four big tournaments throughout the year, which Andy dreads as it's on literally day and night which means boring tv for one of us for at least a week :)

It has always been a life long dream of mine to attend one of the slams (Tennis has 4 big tournaments through the year called grand slams) and when my sister ( who lives in Australian) told me she would be attending the Austalian open in Jan 2009, for her 30th birthday, I jumped on board fast! my gracious hubby who is very understanding agreed to let me go.

Soo, in January I'm hopefully off if all goes well with baby Caden coming along with me and Andy handling our so calm and complacent 2 year old ;) for 10 days

Tomorrow then, I'm going to try to get my 2 month old a passport...wish me speed as I have endless forms to fill out and senseless bureaucratic procedures to muddle through.

6 comments:

laura said...

Wow! That is so awesome! I am so happy for you!!
We will be on a big trip in January too:) Just a bit north of where you are headed... to the Phillipines:)

Rosanna said...

What? Oh my gosh, how cooooool! You're going to have so much fun!

scoey-d said...

Destro rocks. And this is no surprise to me. What a great thing for you!

TPluckyT said...

That sounds very exciting . . . Game, set, match . . .

Erica said...

Laura- It's exciting even though there is a 20 hour plus in the air :(..oh well

Rosanna- it was amazing how it materialized.I definitely asked my sister to consider the fact that she is a rich resident md and I am but a poor stay at home mother ;)...

Scoey-d: He is amazing. I did have to sign off on some airsoft weekends in exchange :)

Tpluckyt- I'll have to pinch myself when I'm there

Jeni said...

That is quite exciting! I am so happy for you-- not just because you get to go to Australia, but also because you get to spend some time with your sis.

The passport shouldn't take too long. I just got mine in September and they said 4-6 weeks, but I had it in 3.

And Andy's airsoft weekends don't have to be all bad for you-- sounds like you'll just have extra excuses to have chick flick weekends... :)