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

Super Regionals 2013; Tempe, AZ

 Kentucky and ASU met upin Super Regionals in Tempe  ASU has won 2 National Championships in the past 5 years and were the favorites  ASU Coach Clint Myerswanted to talk hitting whileI was there- I was hisstudent for a minute 🙂  The great thing about travelingto Tempe was how close itwas to home.  Tommy drovethe boys … Continued

Karate & Open House

Drew and Luke finished their second month of Karate. They enjoyed it once again-]and Drew wants to sign upthrough the studio.  We willtry soccer first this fall andsee how that goes.  We also celebrated Open Houseso we could see all the work theboys had done in their classesall year.  They all had great teachersthis year- … Continued

ESPN3 College Softball Regionals

This is how every weekend of commentation starts: a desk full of notes; pages of information on the teams/ players I am covering, and many hours of studying!  This is how it looks when it’sgame time!  I was able toreunite with Cara Capuanowho works for ESPN.We worked a SuperRegional together 4 yearsago and this was … Continued

Look who turned. . .

 Tommy did! We celebrated first with thekids carrying some pancakesand orange juice to him togive him breakfast in bed. Then the boys each gave himhomemade cards that theymade. Around lunchtime, we surprised Tommy witha Beach Cruiser.  Now hehas something to ride tojoin us on family bike rides.And we are going to haveto take some bike … Continued

A beautiful Mother’s Day

 I had a wonderful Mother’s Dayyesterday.  My day started out withchurch with my family.  Then wewent to lunch at Panera Bread.And in the evening my mom,sister and her family, and brotherand his family all came over to celebrate during dinner.  I am thankful to God for somany reasons!  But the topare for my family!  Things … Continued