"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime"-MARK TWAIN

Monday, January 28, 2013

Short Drive Today & King Cake


The first King Cake of the year appeared at our house last week.

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The first slice had already been taken before I thought to take a picture.  Let’s just say that a couple of pictures are worth a thousand words.  Raspberry/Chocolate Chip!!!

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We had a short trip today as our grand daughter was playing her first official NCAA softball game.   I had never seen the umpires check for illegal bats, before.  Nope, none were found.

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It was a good game.  They played a team from Illinois making a swing through the South, as the weather isn’t too accommodating for softball up there this time of year.

  Home run celebration.

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The scoreboard tells the tale. Always great to win your first game of the season, especially at home.

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A very inspiring and emotional thing was the opposing teams right fielder.  She was missing the lower part of her left arm, but there is no way one could call this young lady handicapped. 

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She fielded the ball and returned with the best of them, and knocked the ball a mile.  You can see the determination in her face. 

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I predict she’ll do well in life.

Tonight finds us in Ameristar Casino RV park in Vicksburg.  Tomorrow we start the real journey West.  Three long days of driving ahead of us…..jc

1 comment:

  1. I just love girl's softball and how special to catch them while you are on the road. That's some cake...never tried one but its sure like a work of art! Can't wait to hear about travels West....be safe!


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