Nervous wreck

Thought of the day… Butterflies in the tummy aren’t always a good thing. -Author unknown

It’s 8:15AM and I’m a nervous wreck… The Offspring’s ASA (Amateur Softball Association) also known as travel ball softball team is playing in the State softball tournament and we’re in the quarterfinals today.

Stress levels are high…

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Battle with her Wounded Knee

Thought of the Day…If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. ~Mary Engelbreit

As a mom one of the most difficult things seeing your child hurt. A week ago, The Offspring was hurt during a softball game. She slid into home plate and . . . → Read More: Battle with her Wounded Knee

Softball in the Sun

Thought of the Day…I never questioned the integrity of an umpire. Their eyesight, yes. ~Leo Durocher

Today’s forecast was spot on! SUN!!! It started out cloudy and cool (low 50s) and ended up blue skies and 82! It was a GREAT day for softball. It’s too bad that the umpire in our first game . . . → Read More: Softball in the Sun

Ball Magnet

Thought of the Day… I talked to the ball a lot of times in my career. I yelled, “Go foul. Go foul.” ~Lefty Gomez

I don’t like some foul ball; like ones from games I’m not watching.

With the end of school softball begins travel softball. The Offspring’s travel ball team participated in their . . . → Read More: Ball Magnet

Round Three and Friends

Thought of the Day… A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be. ~Douglas Pagels

Well… the round three game was tonight. Before the game we had a special treat… SillyOne’s brother sang the National Anthem… it brought tears to my eyes… I . . . → Read More: Round Three and Friends


Thought of the Day… Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. ~Mother Teresa

Well… not Round 3 playoff updates yet… rain delay again. The game is this afternoon.

Instead I just want to say… I love this beautiful smile…

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