The rivalry, the roaring of the crowds, the shattered egos of a squad that once was or certainly thought "they were", or even the fulfillment of dreams within a Cinderella story squad from a season that built up to that one "shining moment"...or just those very last seconds that come down to a plan built upon that one inbound pass conjure up feelings of anticipation and exuberance that I cannot get enough of...I. LOVE. IT. Every year, it's the same story...it's all shiny and new and it never gets old, and just like the holidays, I always feel that it goes by far too quickly.
Now, UK may have made quite the piss poor showing this year so I need not divulge into any deets of remnants of a season that could've, should've, and would've...but didn't and should never (EVER) be spoken of again, so I'll digress and focus upon expressing my overwhelming excitement towards the next few weeks of college basketball that lies before us. Ahhh, I can just feel the goosebumps creeping up my spine and racking my frame as the echos of the roaring, chanting, taunting crowds ring in my ears already. Fun, fun, fun!!!!!!!!!
I cannot help but get a tad nostalgic, however, because at this very time last year I was fresh on my "modified bedrest" and Daddy Bob Banker was on babysitting Abby duty while B was at a Bachelor party weekend with his buddies. Ol Bobby and I hunkered down and did absolutely NOTHING but watched every last second of college bball possible while trying to keep me still, stable, comfortable, and Baby Jack cooking in his cozy
|He's so ready for the Easter Bunny this year!|
Our child 100% absolutely KNOWS what to do when we cheer or say, "GO CATS!" See for yourself (below)...he knows what's up. He's too legit to quit. Real talk.
|sweet, precious, sleepy babe|
|SNOW DAY building with Mommy!!!! YAAAAAAAY!!!!|
|This particular outfit WAS good luck for UK as we beat FLORIDA the day he wore it!|
|our little skier :) Having a fake-out meltdown...his specialty.|
|you take one look at this picture and try and tell me he doesn't look EXACTLY like his father. Go ahead and do it.|
|same as before. I mean, it's not obvious at all that he is clearly his Daddy's spawn....ha!|