What Was I Thinking?!

Baseball season is in full swing.  High school season is over except for the state tournament. A line drive into short center field caused a collision at home plate.  With a runner on second base and the score tied late in the game, the third base coach sent the runner home.  He was out by … Continue reading What Was I Thinking?!

Turning 18

My oldest grandson turns 18 today.  He is a senior at Concordia Lutheran HS, honor roll student, plays second base for the varsity baseball team, has a good sense of humor, a hard worker (part-time job during school year and full-time summer), well-mannered and has a bright future ahead of him.  Too bad he doesn't … Continue reading Turning 18

Jr. Prom

Prom night.  My oldest grandson went to his high school prom this weekend.  That makes two high school proms in the same season -- a personal best.  (Click here for the first one.) He is so involved with school, baseball and working, not to mention eating and sleeping, that I didn't think I'd see another … Continue reading Jr. Prom

High School Prom

Senior citizens have "firsts" too.  As a grandparent I have a "first" every time my oldest grandchild reaches a new milestone or experiences something new.  This year it is the junior-senior prom.  This is the first junior-senior prom of my eight grandchildren. When she met her three friends for pre-prom pictures, there was excitement in the … Continue reading High School Prom

Baseball

Baseball already?  Yup, high school baseball starts this week. Just as the college basketball tournaments are ending and March Madness is starting to heat up, I went to a high school baseball game (inter-squad scrimmage) last weekend.  Hey, I'm not ready for baseball!  I want to enjoy college basketball; I don't even have my brackets … Continue reading Baseball