VivaVoom brought up a burlesque troupe from Seattle to perform at Koots and in Homer, so we are hosting one of the ladies this week. Very sweet girl.
Saturday morning I finally got to strap on my skates and go coach Jr. Derby. Most of the regular crew was off in Fairbanks, so I ended up in charge of all the littles for warm-ups and both teams of bigs for the practice scrimmage.
We have our last public scrimmage of the season next Saturday. I'd heard that the plan was to keep doing regular practices all Summer, but it sounds like that changed.
After that I just bunkered, napped and watched
Wow!! Their show was flat-out amazing! The overall theme was forces of nature, and the numbers spanned from one about gravity to the Goddess Diana and the hunt. The MC did a boy-lesque number as a bird of paradise with the full voice over from an episode of Planet Earth. Seriously amazing stuff. There were not after-show plans, so we just got too much Taco Bell and sat up until after 2 talking with our houseguest.
Sunday morning came early, and with the discovery that our box of wine had been leaking into the fridge all night long, so I cleaned that up and then we went to brunch with Stephanie, The Boy Who Kisses
Frankie and Lola turned their anniversary party into a bbq for the visiting burlesquers so we made brown rice salad for that. I'd forgotten how awesome that dish is even though it used to be one of my go-to party foods.
It was actually a beautiful day after all the snow we got Friday and Saturday, so Stephanie and