Opening Day 2015!

Picture night

Picture night

Parade crowd

Parade crowd

Parade crowd

Parade crowd

Parade starts!!!!

Parade starts!!!!

Patrick's team

Patrick’s team

Mac's team

Mac’s team

Patrick caught the whole first game.

Patrick caught the whole first game.

And hit!

And hit!

And ran the bases!

And ran the bases!

Post game team huddle.  It was a win!

Post game team huddle. It was a win!

Post game celebration with the star!

Post game celebration with the star!

Then Mac's game.  Another win!

Then Mac’s game. Another win!

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A Beautiful Day

Despite the wind, we’ve had numerous beautiful days of sunshine.  Here was such a day.

Patrick playing on the pile of tree limbs.  He found a bubble wand he and Mac had buried earlier.

Patrick playing on the pile of tree limbs. He found a bubble wand he and Mac had buried earlier.

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Shelby and I were the spectators.  He started out sitting with me while watching, but preferred the safety of his fenced yard once the shooting started.

Shelby and I were the spectators. He started out sitting with me while watching, but preferred the safety of his fenced yard once the shooting started.

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Picking up shells afterwards.

Picking up shells afterwards.

Later that week, Shannon took Mac to the sportsman’s club and he got his first experience at a range.  He hit two bullseyes!

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Baseball

Ah, my evenings are heaven again.  Here’s a taste of the boys practicing this week.  Each one is in a new league this year. So, Patrick will be facing the pitching machine and Mac will be facing kid pitchers and trying out new positions.

Patrick facing the machine!

Patrick facing the machine!

Mac on the pitcher's mound!

Mac on the pitcher’s mound!

And if you can see past the bugs on my windshield and the coach standing behind him, here is Patrick’s first time against the pitching machine. Not too bad! :)

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Spring Break

There are pros and cons to having different spring breaks from the boys.  Obviously, the down side is having to find coverage for the days I work and they’re home…but when they’re different, I get some alone time!  And perhaps my favorite thing, is that I get to visit them at school and have lunch with them.

Talia squeezing her way into our selfie. :)

Talia squeezing her way into our selfie. :)

Sitting with Patrick and his friends was a blast.

Sitting with Patrick and his friends was a blast.

Patrick and Talia's selfie

Patrick and Talia’s selfie

And the more subdued third grader. :)

And the more subdued third grader. :)

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Happy Easter 2015!

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We got one more year out of Lukie!

We got one more year out of Lukie!

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Lukie's were a little harder to find this year, thanks to his dad!

Lukie’s were a little harder to find this year, thanks to his dad!

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Easter 2015 pictures

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