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?!
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
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
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 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