Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Softball, softball, and more softball

Don't you just love weekend getaways?  This weekend Bre played in a softball tournament and since her games were so late and so early in the mornings we decided to get a hotel room and stay the weekend.  It was so nice!
Joey took off work Friday and we all headed out of town.  We took the kids to eat at the Rainforest Cafe for lunch.  If you've never been there, you should at least try it once.  It is definitely a very LOUD, and fun experience.  We also did a little shopping and let the little ones enjoy build a bear workshop.

Unlike most teenagers, Bre has had a very busy summer.  She has been doing a softball training camp 3 days a week, pitching lessons, and she also went on a mission trip.  The softball training camp is a lot of conditioning outside in 100 degree temps, and never once has she complain.  She loves it!  It's been so good for her.  We have seen so much improvement in every area of her game.  She almost hit one out of the park this weekend!  I can definitely see that out of the park homerun in her NEAR future!  She has made some really sweet and unexpected friendships with some really great girls which was so needed, and an answer to our prayers!

Bre is a pretty athletic girl and she puts it all on the field when she plays.  Alot of times she ends up bruised and bleeding, but she works hard and is very passionate about the sport.  These girls on her team, and her coaches love that about her.  They lift her up, encourage her, brag on her, and love being side by side with her on the playing field.  There is no competing to be better than one another, unlike some of the other teams and sports she has played.  These girls play as a team!  They love her attitude.  She's serious when it's time be serioius. and can be very silly when it's time to play.

We just really had a great weekend with some great families.  It was so nice to get out of town, and we definitely needed the time away.  We are also looking forward to being a part of a great softball organization, and can't wait until fall ball starts!

We just had a wonderful time!  

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