Monday, November 14, 2011

Monday Mugs - Thankful Week 2

Are you in need of a mindless Monday Blog post? Are you struggling to deal with the weekend being over and can't muster the strength to type a single word? Well, Monday Mugs is for YOU! Because on Mondays, I need some motivation, I may or may not "borrow" ideas from IheartFaces and post my interpretation of their weekly theme.

Mondays are hard! Blogging on Mondays shouldn't be!

Today's theme for Monday Mugs is: Thankful: Week 2

Last week, I was thankful that this boy got a Game Ball for having such a great game on Saturday.
My little slugger wasn't feeling well and made EVERY attempt to get out of playing. But with some clever bribery, I talked him in to participating in the game. They were playing their toughest competition of the season, and by the 3rd inning the other team was up 1-0 with a few of our REALLY good players striking out. Bailey got up to the plate with one teammate on 2nd and he hit the ball to bring him home and tie up the game. On the next hit, Bailey was able to make it home and put his team in to the lead. After that, the rest of the team followed suit and they were able to win 1-10. This was Bailey's first Game Ball after playing with this team for 3 seasons. He was due. I was so happy for him! He was pretty pleased as well.

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The theme for next week's Monday Mugs will be: Thankful: Week 3
I am going to do something a bit different for
November and each week I will post something
I was thankful for the week before.
Hopefully with a picture to go with it.


Kmama said...

That's awesome! I bet he was so glad he decided to play!

Emmy said...

Wow! They killed the other team. So happy for him!

Kim said...

What an amazing story! I bet he is really glad that you encouraged him to play. Have a great week!

CM said...

Congrats to your son! That's awesome!

I linked up today thanks to Emmy! :-)

Pam Bowers said...

What a great story. Way to not let him give up. So proud!

Lindy said...

Good bribery opening the door for Mr B and his team! Positive recognition always feels good. Way to go Bailey! SUPER STAR!

Foursons said...

So this may ruffle some feathers, but my husband makes sure a different kid gets the game ball at each game. Even if the same kid should have gotten it every game of the season he spreads it out. There is ALWAYS something good that another play did that can be brought to attention.

Lexie Loo, Lily Boo, and Dylan Too! said...

That's wonderful (and such a cute pic)!

Michelle Pixie said...

That is awesome!! I am loving your thankful weeks! :)

Rachel said...

I love the picture and the story is even better!

That overlay is pretty stinkin' awesome too :)

Brandi said...

What is up??? Bailey is looking all older and pre-teen-age-ish in this pic?! Tell him to stop it right now! Such a cute pic and BIG congrats on the game ball!!