End of Fall Lacrosse…

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Today was the last fall 7/8 lax game. Finally. My son has been complaining about being on this team all fall – zero commitment from most of the rest of the team, lackluster performance with no desire to improve. It’s been a chore to get him to the games, but he gives his all, and that’s all I can ask.

Winter workouts start next week, and indoor winter lacrosse is in a couple weeks. Bring it!

Shots from today’s game, Canon 70D, Sigma 70-200/2.8 with a 2X TC.

Bubba…

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From the weekend. I have to admit, while I always liked the process of large format, I’m enjoying the overall experience of photography more now than I have in years. This was from a 10 minute sitting, trying lots of different poses, expressions, positions. When my son got tired of the process, we were done. Much easier, lower impact on him, and favorable results.

25 things every woman needs to know.

I’ll be sharing this with my daughter. May be too young to understand it all now, but it’s never too early.

HANNAH BRENCHER

1) Life is a steep, uphill battle but it’s fierce & it’s beautiful & you’ll be sad to see it go if you live it right.

2) New people won’t stop coming into your life and opportunities won’t stop knocking on the door but you need to have the space for them. In all you currently have– be them relationships or obligations– step back and ask yourself “why.” If you can find the answer, hold tighter. If the answer escapes you, it’s time to let something go.

3) You should resolve to be awesome for the rest of your life. Right now. Do it.

4) Leggings, no matter how much we wish, will never one day magically transform into pants. Wearing them with tops that don’t cover your bum is not cute. Please, please, please stock up on pants.

5) Goals are not a January 1st kind of thing. Set…

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My catcher…

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Took the 70D and long Sigma lens to softball tonight. Maddie caught a great game. Coaching sucked, though, and I’m trying hard not to dwell on the issue, or I’ll burn a bridge with the league that will keep her out of the game next spring. I’m proud of her, and disgusted by the behavior of so-called “adults”, into whose trust we’ve placed our children. We need to do better by them.