Saturday, June 9, 2018

The End is Just the Beginning

The regular Little League season finished today.  Erik’s team won the Championship so they will continue to play single elimination games.  He is also on the all-star team so that begins soon as well.  Far cry from last year’s team!  He made the last out to win the championship.  He played shortstop.  Had to run the ball to second just to be safe! Winking smile



This is physical proof that we have completely lost our minds…

Megan had a great season.  She won the award for making the most outs this season.  Keep adding an additional snack shack ticket for each out and this could be a regular award for her!



Sunday, May 6, 2018

Yearly update ;)


Ryan has been taking physics this year.  His science fair project was on corked bats.  It was a lot of work, but of course he loved it.  He got second place in his class.  He lost to the same kid he has lost to the last three years…even when he beat him last year! (They messed up the scoring, so the other kid got to go up and receive a medal and Ryan got an apology the next day saying he had won) 


Erik is playing shortstop a lot and loves it.  He prefers hits he can dive for.  Last year his team was beyond awful.  He is enjoying being on a winning team this year.  Harvey and Ryan are coaching and enjoying that.  The head coach is great and has really developed players.  Unfortunately, while playing with the kids Harvey hurt his knee.  It seems he it was just a matter of time.  He had hurt it about ten years ago and it couldn’t take the jolt this time.  Old joints!  He’ll probably have surgery in a few weeks.IMG_5238

The main waterline into the house started leaking so we had that portion replaced.  That big tree and the wall are going to be tricky to fix the rest of the way to the street, but that is next.


Megan is playing baseball again and loves it.  She was able to get the same coach as last year and we are so happy about that.  The whole team requested him.  The coach is giving the kids an extra snack shack ticket for every out…Megan ran from near third to tag a kid out at first…He may need to give for an assist instead! Winking smile


Ryan has been playing a lot of first base.  He just loves it and is very good at it.  He is officially a teenager!  So far 13 has been more enjoyable than 12 so I’m hopeful! Smile  He has had a great year at school.  He has several good friends and has really liked his classes and teachers.  He is now taller than me (not a huge feat but exciting nonetheless) and wears a 9 1/2 shoe. 

We miss our fakers and wish we could see them more often!

Monday, November 13, 2017

Roloff Farms Part II

And the fun continued…


Sunday, November 12, 2017

Roloff Farms part I

We had a great time up in Oregon visiting our Fakers.  Since it was so close, we decided to go to Roloff Farms.  The skies held back most of the morning.  It was a really fun experience.  What an amazing property.  I think I could live on a farm.






The panning for gold was Megan and Erik’s very favorite activity.  It was hard to get them to move on.  Both left with little bags full of gold.