4th of July 2013

We went to our church 4th of July service that was held outside this year. And we spent the day swimming with family and the evening down at my sister’s house watching fireworks. Well, they didn’t swim the entire day. They found a little time to play on their video games. This is a sign … Continued

Niagra Falls

You cannot be in upstate New York and not visit Niagra Falls! At least that is the motto we had. So Claudia, Chloe’s mom, graciously drove us to view this amazing tourist attraction on the border. It did not dissapoint our expectations! It had rained almost the entire two hours of our drive. I prayed … Continued

Chloe’s Wedding in New York

My best friend, Kristi, and I took a trip to upstate New York to see Chloe, my goddaugther, get married to the love of her life. She made such a beautiful bride, I am so happy for her and Taylor. They are completely in love and it is so wonderful to watch. I love this … Continued

Shipwrecked; Vacation Bible School 2013

Every summer our church hosts VBSand they go ALL out!  My boyshad to miss it last summer becausewe were in Florida, so they wereexcited to go this year. What boy wouldn’t love a pirate theme?? They were into the message. This was the jail- of courseLuke was in there 🙂 It was fun for them … Continued

JFSC Pikeville, Kentucky

We always have an adventure at Jennie FinchSoftball Camps!Pikeville, KY was no different!We stayed in a quaint little town,went to a live music festival,and stayed at a bed and breakfast! And after camp on Saturday, wetook a trip kayaking!! Bustos jumped in the airboat. . . but we grabbed our oars and pickedour our kayaks … Continued

5K, All-Stars, and Celebrating “A League of Their Own”

I was proud of my niece, Taylor, for making All- Stars this summer for Eastvale Girls Softball. We went to one of her tournaments and cheered her on! Then my whole family went to the 5K for the Women’s Care Center Walk for life. I was also honored to join the ladies who were celebrated in … Continued

Hawaii 2013

My family and I jumped on a plane the day after I arrived home from OKC. Tommy had work and I was able to do some speaking and a softball clinic too. We had plenty of time to soak in the sun and to enjoy the beautiful island of Oahu. I had the chance to … Continued

WCWS 2013

25th WCWS Anniversary TeamI was honored to be a part of the 10people picked for this award a number ofyears ago. This picture hangs inside at the Hall of FameStadium.  It is the 1997 NationalChampionship Team, my senior yearat Arizona The stadium was packed once again this year!It keeps growing and the atmosphere isenergetic!  Softball … Continued

Back to School!

I am so far behind on posting!  Maybebecause I was ALL over the place ALLsummer long!  My summer began with a family trip to Hawaii and ended witha family trip to San Francisco the weekbefore starting HOMESCHOOLINGmy 1st, 2nd, and 6th graders! We are two weeks in and I am lovingthis year.  I am excited … Continued

End of the school year

The week before school got out I spoke to the classes at the charter school that my kids attend 3 days a week:River Springs Charter school. It was fun to share my Olympic stories with the different classes and to see how proud my boys were to have me come to their school to speak. … Continued