Take time to LIVE your life. Enjoy nature, pets and people.
Don't miss a chance to make that phone call, write a note or send and e mail.
Every moment is so precious and we're not guaranteed more than the moment we are in.
|Umpires or Coaches|
|I like the first aid basket.|
|Vintage base ball equipment is definitely not high tech. Wood bats made from the 1860 rules vintage clubs are not to exceed 2.5 inches in diameter with no limit to the length of the bat.|
|The single piece of leather covering the ball is hand stitched, so each ball is slightly different. Being handmade, the balls tend to be softer and do not carry as far as modern wound baseballs.|
|"Ballists" never wear gloves or "mitts" and similarly, the catcher - styled the "behind" - has no modern safety equipment.|
|Games were just as likely to be played after work on a Wednesday as on a Saturday, but never on a Sunday.|
|The signing of the national anthem prior to a game did not occur until after World War 2.|
|A chorus of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during a seventh inning stretch could not take place until after the song was written in 1908.|
|Hi Friends, we had a busy week working on projects. We accomplished several projects. YAY! That always makes you feel good. I will share our projects in future posts.|
|We could hear this fun music while working. What on earth is going on? Well, to our surprise an ICE CREAM truck, in little ol' Cameron, Wisconsin! They boys loved the idea. And yes, we had to have an ice cream break.|
|Going up, up and up.|
|The beauty at the top!|
|Weeping Willows, one of my very favorite trees.|