Go Fish Go!


I haven't disappeared :)  My daughter, Caroline, was swimming at the Arizona High School State Swim Meet this weekend.  We learned last week (after Regionals) that she qualified for the 500 Freestyle and 100 Backstroke . . . a sign "appeared" in our yard last Sunday letting her know.  So fun that I simply had to take a picture to share (it's proud parent thing)!   I'm happy to announce that both the Falcons Boys and Girls were the State Champs!

I'll be spending today working on my Mojo Monday design for tomorrow's new sketch.  Stay Tuned!


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  1. OH – my 9 year old is a swimmer! She actually fought us last weekend on the backstroke, saying she wasn’t ready, didn’t want to swim it, didn’t like backstroke, yadda, yadda. Well, she made a championship meet time! I was so proud of her. Congrats to your own ‘sweet fish’ in the water. 🙂 Very exciting!

  2. Congrats to Caroline and the team! Way to go!

  3. Ha! I never connected Caroline swimming and your last name being Fish before! Congratulations!

  4. Ahhh, the smell of chlorine awakens my soul! 🙂

  5. Congrats to your lovely daughter, Mary! My little boy is only two, but he already loves the water. His dad was a swimmer in school, and I wonder if he’ll take after him. Thanks for sharing!

  6. Colleen Kramer

    Congrats for Caroline! How great you were able to share in the excitement.

  7. Awesome! Absolutely awesome! I am excited for both you and Caroline! It does a mother’s soul good to have a child experience success at the state level! Toot!

  8. Congratulations Caroline!!!

  9. Linda Callahan

    How exciting for Caroline to see all of her hard work and training pay off – and how wonderful for Mom and Dad to be there to cheer her on! Congratulations!

  10. Barbara Chatzkel

    Caroline and Mary —

    Congratulations! It sounds like Arizona will be a great place to display your swimming prowess!

    Barbara in New River

  11. With a name like “Fish”, how could she not be a star? Congratulations, Caroline, on your success in a brand new school!

  12. Congrats to your baby fish! Don’t children make you feel proud, amazed, and totally bewildered. Where did they come from? Thanks for sharing. Mary Jo

  13. Yeah!!! Congrats!! I hope she knows she has hundreds of virtual fans rooting for her.

  14. Congratulations, Caroline and Mary! What exciting news! Keep up the great work!

  15. Congrats FISH! lol…as others have pointed out, I never thought of it before, but that is the perfect last name for a swimmer. 🙂

  16. Ditto on all the FISH comments. I hope the college scouts saw Caroline in her shining moments! Congrats to you, Caroline, and to Mom and Dad for years of support and encouragement. “Leave your legacy!”

  17. Oh, your daughter is gorgeous!!! Congrats to you Caroline.

  18. Congratulations Caroline!!

  19. Congrats on your daughter’s achievements! I hope she does well in upcoming meets!

  20. Congratulations Caroline, you should be proud, you’ve worked hard for this. Way to go!!


  21. How exciting for your daughter! She must be fitting in to her new surroundings quite well. Congratulations to The Fish Family.

  22. Congrats to your little Fish! Sports is the best thing youth can be involved in.

  23. Congratulations Caroline! My daughter just made states here in Florida, also in the 500 free.

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