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Flashback Friday

Friday, January 25th, 2019

Three years ago, we went to our first Mariners FanFest. We went again in 2017. However, they didn’t have FanFest last year because they were putting new grass on the field.  Then they announced that FanFest was being pushed back this year because the field needs new grass AGAIN after being run over at Christmastime.  […]


Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

In case you were curious, yes, it was a BIG DEAL when Edgar Martinez finally made it into the Hall of Fame.  At least in our house. According to Tad, when the news broke, I screamed so loudly that I gave him a “heart attack.”  He also told me, “Mom, you’re too excited.” No such […]

Flashback Friday

Friday, January 4th, 2019

Sooooo, there’s a playoff game tomorrow.  The kids are going to school dressed for it. They’ve done this many times before – our team loyalty is well-documented. 2017: 2016: 2015: 2014: So….. GO HAWKS!!!

Trading Season

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Oh, baseball, you never fail to break hearts. The Mariners have been busy trading away some of their more well-known players – especially those well-known to the kids.  Both Tad and Rerun were deeply upset to hear that pitcher James Paxton has been traded.  Ane, who owns a Paxton jersey, actually yelled “SO MUCH FOR […]