Baseball Weekends…

Our schedule these weekends is becoming all baseball – all the time.  The weekend started with Riley’s game on Friday night.  It was a tough loss for the team against the 3rd place team.  Saturday we played the first place… Read More ›

Too much…

This is going to be the baseball week from heck!  It is Wednesday and I am already tired.  First of all, we had a really busy holiday weekend – drove to Northern VA to visit with Jean and her family… Read More ›

Saturday Baseball…

Baseball has started again this year.  After some of the trouble last year I wasn’t sure anyone was going to play.  Riley Then, when I went to sign up, I found out that the dates that allow people into the… Read More ›

I am not ready!

…At our last game, Riley came out of the dugout prior to the beginning of the game to get something at the concession stand with me.   As I walked away a little girl said, “hello Mrs. Lavoie” and I looked up… Read More ›

Wherein I gloat…

…because I can and (as I told Riley as we were getting into the car) I can “think” that I am relatively anonymous.  Tonight was the last game of the regular season.  We were playing against the team with  the crazy… Read More ›

Why are parenting decisions so hard?

I’ve been trying to decide what to do about the boys participation in sports this fall.  I found out that the baseball league has a Fall program which is instructional rather than competitive i.e.  the have practices and games…but don’t… Read More ›

Next to last game…

It’s getting to be the end of the season here.  We had a game last night (Friday), today (Saturday) and the last game of the regular season is on Monday.  Last night we had several missing players and one who… Read More ›


Another loss for the boys on Thursday evening but they played really well and it was 4-2 at the end of 6 innings.  There were only 10 players so both Matthew and Riley got to play the entire game.  I… Read More ›