Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Awards and more about the olympics

I have been given some neat awards by my sweet friend Denise over at Shortybears Place! Thank you so much for thinking of me!! These are very special awards and I love them all!! I am so blessed to have so many wonderful blogging friends! I hate having to choose just a few of my blogging friends!! Too hard!! So if you are on my blog roll this is for YOU!! Thanks again dear Denise!!!

This last one is the Friendship award! How adorable!!

I have been watching a lot of the Olympics the past few days. Did you all see the swimming match relay on Sunday night! It was something to see! I think Michael Phelps led off and then two other swimmers, the last swimmer was Jason Lezak and he brought it home!!! They won the gold and this was one swim match they were worried about! The French had done a little trash talking saying the Americans could not win this relay. But they did!!! We were all going Go! Go! Go! Karen called to see what we thought when they won!!

Last night the men's gymnastics were thrilling! After the Hamm brothers were both injured and couldn't go to Beijing, two alternate were selected. Not to many thought they could metal at all and it came down to Alexander Artemew who scored high enough on the dreaded pommel horse to put our team in third place and they brought home a bronzed metal. They were just beyond happy!!!

I have watched men and women's beach volley ball, indoor volley ball ,soccer baseball,etc

Our local weather man on the NBC station is Gary Lezak and they have had a good time teasing him about the swimmer by that name wondering if they are kin folks. Lezak is not a name you hear every day!! Tonight the girls in gymnastics go for the Gold! Even if they don't get gold it will be neat to watch! As you can see I am really into this!!


Sandi said...

Gram I with you watching the olympics. My cousin is over there as she is a trainer for Katie Huth who swims for the women.

Barbara H. said...

I'm generally not much of a sports fan, but there is something about the Olympics. I didn't see the relay when they showed it, but I saw it on the NBC site the next day. So exciting! The men's gymnastics were, too!

Did you see the women's relay where Dana Torres, the 41-yr-old swimmer, came from behind to win?

I like the gymnastics and swimming the best. I wish the beach volleyball players were allowed more clothes, though!!

Denise said...

We are soooooooooo locked in!!!! Watching that amazing young man Phelps! He is a blessing to watch...... We also love the gymnastic's .........So we are glued!


Mary said...


I haven`t had a chance to watch the Olympics, but congratulations to the US for the gold. I am not sure how Canada is doing.

Congratulations on the awards and thanks for passing the Attitude award on to me. I appreciate it and will post it later this week.

Hope all is well at your house.

Denise said...

Go U.S.A., I love you my friend.

Flip Flop Floozie said...

Hey Carolyn, just a note to say hi. We are at Lazy Daisy's today in Va. Been just going and going and have not had the time to stop by!! Thought I would at least say hi to you..going home tomorrow and Friday..


Hi Carolyn! Good to hear from you. Haven't been watching much of the Olympics but have read about some of it on the internet.

Blessings and hugs!

Baba's Blog .. Babies Are Special said...

Hi Carolyn, I have not been watching very much of the Olympics.I did watch
a great swimmer,Phelps, who has won some medals for the USA.. He is fun to watch his strong swimming talent.

I am off to my volunteer job at the hospital soon...I enjoy getting my hands on the babies and talking to the parents and my co=workers.Have a great day. hugs, Baba

Donetta said...

Hello Dear Heart! Nice to hear from you. You know your Hymns. I love it too. So many I midnight hour I have sung it in the silence of the night.
Feel free to use the calender. I so often visit that site through your blog. I have not been very talky lately sorry. I do come be to visit. Normal days are beginning around here with a school schedule for the children.

Love Bears All Things said...

No, I have not watched. I was mistakenly thinking that they were coming on during the wee hours after the opening ceremonies were scheduled for 2:00 a.m. I do not watch TV as a role. I had seen that we had won medals on someone else's blog. Tonight I heard them talking about the swimmers on a news show. I really enjoy seeing the gymnasts especially the females.
Mama Bear

Renie Burghardt said...

Hi Grams,

I enjoy watching the olympics, especially the swimming and gymnastics. Go, USA!

Have a wonderful rest of the week.

Love and Hugs,


Lazy Daisy said...

Hey Grams....I've been watching the Olympics in the evening...especially Michael Phelps. I've been wishing he would swim faster so I could get to bed earlier. Miss you.

Hootin' Anni said...

I have yet to watch any of the Olympic events. Shame on me, huh?

Hope your week is treating you good my friend. And, hope all in your family as well as you are doing well.

Donetta said...

Good Morning Dear Lady, Thank you for the sweet empathy. I rejoice to think of that old hymn in our minds together sorta like singing in unison. The burning sensation is better this morning. The kids just got off to school without a hitch. I am glad it is Friday. I hope your week end is a delight to you.

Nancy said...

I haven't had much time to watch the Olympics. Wish I had seen more of them!!! I always loved watching them, but just not enough time in a day anymore to do things I really enjoy, what with working 2 jobs and taking care of 33 cats!

I am happy to add the awards to my sidebar! Thank you, Grams! All the ones on my blog I have passed on to all my regular readers, so please hop over and take any you don't already have! Your blog is so deserving of them all!!!!

(((((( HUGS ))))))