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Let the Games Begin! How to Survive and Thrive During the Summer Softball Season

It’s time for travel softball, those 8 or so (depending on where you live) sunny (you hope) weeks of rushed meals (and few to no sit-down family dinners) before you and your darling daughter (DD) head out for the softball fields near and … Continue reading

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Softball: Oppressive Heat + High Humidity = One Tough Day

When softball players play three softball games equally spaced throughout a day that is temperature-wise hotter than the hinges of hell, and humidity-wise wetter than water off a duck’s butt, tough doesn’t begin to describe the conditions. My daughter Tory … Continue reading

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Softball: On the Road Again

Tomorrow morning my daughter Tory’s 18U Gold softball team begins its “weekend” of showcase play in Newtown, PA, a place they are familiar with. These will be what I call back-and-forth days, meaning that I get up before dawn cracks, … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Was Youth Sunday at Our Church Home

My daughter Tory and I got home at about 11:30 Saturday night; she played 3 softball games in Binghamton, NY on Saturday, and the last one ended at almost 8 p.m. She hobbled to the car, filthy, sweat streaked and … Continue reading

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Club Softball Season

Let the Games Begin High School softball is officially over in our town. Tory and her teammates played hard and won more games this season than any previous varsity softball team at the high school has won ever. Tory pitched … Continue reading

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