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For a moment only John Henry Erickson knew that the game was over. The rest of us saw a ball headed for the porch. The rest of us saw a ball that John Henry had caught a dozen times before. But the ball found a dark spot, hidden from the lights, just before it found the stands. And at that instant only John Henry Erickson knew that his leaping attempt would land without the ball, that there was a new champion.
What a splendid game. I could watch it over again and then again.…Continue
Posted on July 25, 2013 at 8:10am — 1 Comment
9 July, 2013
Just got to the luxurious Comfort Inn Suites(located in beautiful Newville, WI), I am sitting poolside as Trennie swims off the morning sweat(built up from his work at The Compound & this Wisco humidity(actually he didn't do very much, besides close all of Tom and Carol's doors, so the sweat was mainly from the Wisconsin humidity)).
Anyway, today was more of a thinking day. As we call it "Bosses doing boss work". We got the soda, Gatorade,…Continue
Posted on July 9, 2013 at 12:14pm
I can tell Stoopball week is near. Every time I see Tom(which is almost daily at this point of the season), he tells me "I am worried, we aint going to get this shit done in time".....to be honest, we never get all the shit done in time.
We have lots of new items in the Pro-Shop, I sure hope Alison can find enough room for everything. I know we have said this already....but the calendar looks amazing. They contain, The 2014 Stoopball date and currently there are only 45…Continue
Posted on July 8, 2013 at 9:42am — 1 Comment
2013 S.L.A. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ITINERARY
JULY 14-21, 2013
Sunday- Aaron officially begins the week with prayer breakfast(Thus we have our first trip of hauling stuff back to The Compound).
Monday- Commissioner Craig’s Kids’ Kamp Convenes…Sandy reports “Could be another slow year”(Tom says “Isn’t it about the…Continue
Posted on May 28, 2013 at 12:57pm — 1 Comment
You know, I started to write this quite some time ago but found that so much went on at this year’s SLA Championships that it was difficult to focus. I just kept smiling instead of writing, just kept thinking of the food and Family League and Ella and all you amazing people. We are blessed, my friends, truly blessed to have an annual gathering with so many facets, so rich in friendship. So rich in fact, that it’s impossible to focus on just one…Continue
Posted on August 24, 2012 at 6:52am — 1 Comment