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#33808 - 01/28/04 06:52 PM What are your kids into?  
Macon Circuits  Offline
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 11
Macon, Ga. USA
Got two. Daughter 12 & son 9. Son plays soccer. Daughter plays fastpitch softball almost year round and pitches a fastball clocked at 52 MPH!

Seems like we spend more weekends at ball fields than at home sometimes, but we're lovin' every minute of it!

So, what are your young'uns onto?

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#33809 - 01/28/04 07:56 PM Re: What are your kids into?  
ga.sparky56  Offline
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 558
young harris georgia usa
Both mine are grown Macon,but my son played baseball until his senior year in high school.

Daughter played a bit of softball and basketball.

Yeah, you're on the go a lot, but I miss it.


#33810 - 01/28/04 08:33 PM Re: What are your kids into?  
sparky  Offline
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 5,303
my girl (6) ~ her pony, ballet, 4H, barbie

my boy (12) ~ competitive equestrials, baseball, computers, 4H, and things that shoot barbie

me~ shovels...


ps~ i've free manure for you gardeners

[This message has been edited by sparky (edited 01-28-2004).]

#33811 - 01/29/04 04:48 PM Re: What are your kids into?  
Mean Gene  Offline
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 152
Ohio, USA
Well, if you are going to ask . . .

Daughter [24] Married to a Police Officer, they have two kids (our first grandkids, 1 boy 1 girl) just moved into a new house.

Daughter [21] In her second year of college. Intends to become a Psychiatrist.

Daughter [19] Just started Nursing school.

Son [17] Plays golf every waking moment that weather will permit. Averages 1-2 over par.

Son [15] Super-ultra-mega brain. Hasn't received anything under an "A" since third grade. Spends most of his free time beating Nintendo Game Cube games in under one week. Also plays basketball.

Daughter [13] Arts and crafts. Makes some of the most fascinating things you have ever seen. She also plays soccer.

Daughter [11] The musician of the family. Has played the viola and piano for about three years now. Another soccer player.

Daughter [8] Another arts and crafts aficionado. Does many projects along with sister [13].

Son [6] Another avid Nintendo Game Cuber. He's also an excellent builder (Lego,K'NEX,Playmobil,stuff like that).

Daughter [4] Spends most of her day tending to all of her baby dolls (wonder where she gets that from?).

Daughter [0] Tumbling around, counting down the days until daylight. [Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image]

#33812 - 01/29/04 05:30 PM Re: What are your kids into?  
NJwirenut  Offline
Joined: Sep 2001
Posts: 806
Bergen County, NJ
Son, 18 Months. Favorite activity this week seems to be rolling cars around on the floor with daddy. Subject to change on a daily basis... [Linked Image]

#33813 - 01/29/04 06:24 PM Re: What are your kids into?  
chi spark  Offline
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 105
Chicago IL USA
It's an old story-
In a small town there was this farmer who would charge people 50 cents to watch his bull with the cows in the spring. One day, a station wagon pulls in and a man gets out and asks the farmer "how much?" The farmer tells him "50 cents each"
The man then asks if there is a discount for his 10 children. The farmer says "10 children?"
"maybe you can let my bull watch you"

Was that you, Gene? [Linked Image]
My children are into:
son-22-make a career out of college, long distance begging for $$, recovering online gaming fanatic
daughter-21-in Germany for year of school-journalism-saving the world
son 14- swims, climbs,ps2,lego maniac

so it's off 2 work I go

#33814 - 01/29/04 06:50 PM Re: What are your kids into?  
rmiell  Offline
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 242
La Junta, Co. USA
Son (30) Master Electrician, has his own shop, loves to golf, loves to play guitar

Daughter (26) Editor of a small town newspaper, loves to shop, like her mom!

Son (24) computer Video editor, stage & graphic helper for local public access show for Latinos, loves to play guitar.

The two boys also have a rock band, when time permits, and when they can get together with other members!

"I Love Rock 'n Roll, put another dime in the jukebox, baby!!!"

Love your kids while they are young, they have so much energy and are such inspirations to their parents. Hopefully they will pay you back, with interest!!!


#33815 - 01/29/04 07:03 PM Re: What are your kids into?  
sparky  Offline
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 5,303
geez Mean Gene... maybe you should get cable [Linked Image]

#33816 - 01/29/04 07:21 PM Re: What are your kids into?  
iwire  Offline
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 4,391
North Attleboro, MA USA
Sparky I was thinking along the same lines.

Mean Gene must not really be mean. [Linked Image]

Christina 5, Puzzles, Coloring and hanging out with me. [Linked Image] I will enjoy it while she still wants to.

Jennifer 3, Dressing up, Dora the Explorer and driving her older sister crazy. [Linked Image]

Yeah I started with kids late, I will be 40 this summer.

They can tire me out faster than a 12 hour day at work. [Linked Image]


Bob Badger
Construction & Maintenance Electrician

#33817 - 01/29/04 07:24 PM Re: What are your kids into?  
Ryan_J  Offline
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,374
West Jordan, Utah, USA
And I started out early. I'm 25, and I have four year old daughter and eight month old son.

Kaitlynn (4) likes to color and help mommy with cooking. She also likes to watch James Bond with the old man. Aaron (8 months) has many hobbies, including throwing up, crying, pulling my hair, making interesting diapers, and throwing food at me [Linked Image]

Ryan Jackson,
Salt Lake City

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