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Saturday, June 22, 2013

Ponies, Pitching and Wishing I Was In A Pool...

It really is summer here in River City.  Near 90 and muggy today.
 The girls headed for the indoor by 8:30, where there is a good breeze.



 Finn and Coop both had games today.  I went to Churchville with Jen to catch more shots of Finn.
 It was in the mid 80s before noon.
 I've decided there is a lot of pressure on the pitcher.  Give Finn a lot of credit for stickin' to it.


 Today he had hits, scored runs, threw people out and pitched.  They are only allowed to pitch 3 innings....played 1st base after that.


 The coach is positive and very supportive....the kids have matured so much.  I respect good sportsmanship and they have it.  No attitude if they strike out or miss a ball.  Refreshing.
 On the way home I checked out some hay that we will be getting tomorrow.  Green and dry.
When I got here I was soooo hot.  Fortunately our house was very cool (even tho we don't have air conditioning) and I opted to rest and read.  Never made it to the reading part and felt like crapola when I woke up.

Out a little after 5 to feed the girls and put their fan on.



More blossoms.
I'm not cookin' .
Night all.

8 comments:

  1. Wow, hard to realise how hot it is with you, and so cold down south here. Lovely video, and great play. Is that a clematis flower? Cheers from Jean.

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  2. I know I've said it before, but the boys are really growing up!
    It's hot here too, but dry dry dry.

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  3. Another full and fun day!! It's refreshing to hear the "attitude" of the coach and others at the baseball game! So many could and should follow that example!!

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  4. Hi, I've just discovered your beautiful blog and will be a frequent visitor. You live in a gorgeous part of the country and are so fortunate to have horses. My dearest friend has a couple; used to have many more.

    I've been inspired by you and your friends doing all that you do.

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  5. Little League games were always fun for us. My son played and my husband coached for years. Like the positive supporting attitude of the coaches. Glad he had a good game.

    It's getting hot here too. The heat really takes it out of you doesn't it.

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  6. These horses are wearing what I suppose to be "fly nets" over their faces and eyes? They used to have a harness with long lines of leather that almost hit the ground and those were worn in the barns but not outside and they were called fly nets. I don't recall ever seeing them just for the eyes, but it is a great idea as the horses are really bothered by flys that bite. And I am not fond of people who cut horses tails off. They make good use of them swatting flies. Maybe not good for showing but sure good for keeping flys off. LOL

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  7. Glad to hear there is a positive coach involved. Always important.

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  8. I was a pitcher for 20 years and pretty much the game doesn't happen if you can't do your job so yes, hats off to Finn.

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