Category Archives: sports

Move Over Mia Hamm

So this happened last weekend… Caroline played in her first soccer game. After watching her brothers play in roughly 692,000 games over the last five years, she is so excited to be on a team and play in her own … Continue reading

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This morning at swim practice my coach said to my teammates and I,  “I don’t see a lot of discipline in this pool right now. People are having lazy turns, some lazy stroke work, and it’s not that pretty.” Now … Continue reading

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Anyone for Tennis?

Anyone for tennis? Wouldn’t it be nice? My 8 year old has played tennis on and off for the last year and really enjoyed it. My 4 year old decided she had been carted around to enough sports events and … Continue reading

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16 Years & A Bike Race

Over Memorial Day weekend,  my city hosts a bike race around the town square. Although we have lived here a few years, we’ve never had the opportunity to attend until this year. The cyclists whip around the corners at frightening … Continue reading

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Minute to Win It Night

For the last 4 years, my family has all gathered for a week in Florida. Since we are all spread out – Texas, Michigan, Illinois, Louisiana, Kentucky, and Canada – it’s a wonderful time for us to come together and … Continue reading

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First Ballet Class

Are you ready for me to make your heart melt? Caroline had her first ballet class last week and it was just the most adorable site to see. I know. It just makes your heart smile.

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Tonight I officially became my parents. Yes, I’ve seen bits and pieces of them come out before but tonight was the turning point. I have become my parents. They went to countless swim practices, swim meets, and bought us endless … Continue reading

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Adam Greenberg – A Marlin Tonight

Tonight Adam Greenberg is getting a second chance. A second chance at playing in the major leagues. Seven years ago, Adam was up at is first bat in his first major league game when the unthinkable happened. He was struck … Continue reading

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Gymnastics through the Years

Caroline has just started a little 6 week community gymnastics class which she loves. (Caroline at three and a half)  Funny thing is, it’s not my first time in this room or this class. Here’s Andrew in 2008 in the … Continue reading

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Call Me Lochte

If you’ve been on the planet anytime within the last 4 months you’ve heard Carly Rae Jepsen’s song, “Call Me Maybe.” The USA swim team made a version of this song but I think my favorite has to be the … Continue reading

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