Saturday, May 3, 2008

Softball Party

We had the first round of state today at 1:30 this afternoon and we won 10-0. Then, after the game we had the whole softball team and their families over today for a swim party and barbecue. I didn't take any pictures because I was too busy to remember to, but I think everyone had fun. We borrowed Jono's (Joe's brother) Rock Band and Wii, so those high school kids would have something fun to do in our all kid house. =) They all signed up to bring something, so all we had to do was the meat and buns. Then, they cleaned up EVERYTHING before they left. All the way down to taking down the tables and chairs...that was great! We play the next round at 6:00 on Tuesday at Rose Mofford. The state tournament is single elimination, so only if we win we'll play Tuesday at 6:30, then Saturday at 6:00. I can't believe the season is only one more week! It seemed to fly by this year...probably because I missed a couple of weeks when I had the Lacy. Joe is so great to do all he does so that I can continue to coach. We figured it out the other day and my first year coaching was in 1998, so this is my 10th year!! I remember my first couple of years the umpires would come in the dugout to check the bats and helmets before the game, and would tell me to take out my earrings (they thought I was on the team), and now they ask me if I have a kid on the team! I must have changed a lot in the past 10 years...I've gone from looking like I could be on the team to looking like I could have a kid on it. Jeesh!! Believe it or not, Joe has been there since the first year and has made it to almost every game. He is so supportive to put up with all he does for 3 1/2 months while I work from 6am-3pm and then go out to the field until 6:30 everyday. I DEFINITELY could not do it without his support.

2 comments:

laurie said...

You are amazing to be up and doing so much already. I think you still look like you could be playing! What a fun job.

JIll said...

That is so cool that you have been doing it for that long! You are really good at it too. Joe is a really great guy, you got a good one. See you soon.