Sunday, March 22, 2009

Music Biz Mondays: Psych!

I know it's been a while since I've posted a Music Biz Monday, but let's face it:  does anyone but me really care?  Nay.  Hence,  from this moment forth I will post future Music Biz Mondays on the last Monday of every month (or when I just plain feel like it).  

On Friday I had a lunch date at Cafe Rio with my son Jackson.  I raved about my chicken salad, going so far as to update my facebook status claiming just how much "I worship Cafe Rio."  Come early Saturday morning I awoke to a gnarly sensation in my gut.  First thought:  Bulgarian parasites.  Second thought:  I have somehow angered the Cafe Rio Gods.  How could that be after I so openly praised their freshly made goodness?  I spent the rest of the weekend in agony.  But by late Sunday afternoon I was on the mend and desperate to get out of the house, which brings me to another topic:  Sunday afternoons.

In my religion, Sunday is a very important day.  As a day of rest and worship, we refrain from shopping and working and try to devote our time to meditation, prayerfulness, scripture study and family.  Here is my question:  how does one do this with children?  Attention starved after my long trip away and then after my bed-ridden state, the boys were near insanity on Sunday afternoon.  I have friends who say that on their street, it's pretty much a spoken law that kids can't play outside on Sunday.  I'm glad I don't live on that street.  So forgive me if our Sunday activities offend you and to those who can relate to stir crazy children, enjoy this home video:


video

Credits:
Jackson Gledhill:  Combat Stunts, Scooter Stunts
Thatcher Gledhill:  Whining Child, Combat Stunts, Bilingual Child
Mindy Gledhill:  Unmotivated Parent, Wicked Ripstick Stunts, Narrator, Film Work
Ryan Gledhill:  Bugar Checker, Film Work
Leslie Gledhill:  Chef, Fish Lips Lady
Becky Dayton:  Chef, Fish Lips Lady 2
Nichole Gledhill:  Buck Beaver
Cami and Jane Nelson:  Extras

5 comments:

  1. our family rule was always, if we were together as a family then it was ok. so if a walk near the local greenbelt turned into a game of tag...we're spending time as a family and that is a good thing!

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  2. LOL...I am SO glad I live on your street. We try our best on Sundays, but Mayhem always breaks out. Keep up the good work!

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  3. I was just thinking yesterday that if God made the outdoors, doesn't he want us to enjoy them on Sunday (as my kids spent all afternoon outdoors)? I loved the video!

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  4. awwww.....that was sweet. It is almost like being there. Thanks

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  5. Mindy, you should ask Arlene Heaton what their theory was about playing outside on Sunday. Okay, I'll tell you: let them play! She and Israel felt that if their children grew up enjoying the Sabbath, they would serve missions. And did they!

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