It may only be the second day of October, but Miles is EXTREMELY READY for Halloween. He also really likes baseball. So when I found out that Truist Field, home of the Charlotte Knights, was hosting a pumpkin patch event on the ball field, I felt like fate was aligning to create the perfect event … Continue reading Year 4, Day 218
Miles was thrilled to learn that he'd be going to a baseball game today, as Jaclyn's annual company tradition returned after a COVID hiatus last year. What he didn't fully understand was that the actual playing of baseball would be left to the (semi)professionals. "No, I want to go down there and PLAY baseball." Despite … Continue reading Year 4, Day 99
There comes a time in the lives of all young boys when they ask themselves the age-old question: "...but is there a way I can put the bat on the tee?"
Jaclyn came home from her shopping trip yesterday with a present for Miles. Just the word "present" is enough to get Miles excited beyond measure, but this one was particularly enticing, since it combined his love of balls and his love of hitting things with large sticks. Of course, the biggest battle we've just introduced … Continue reading Year 3, Day 124
Today we took Miles to his second baseball game ever, and fortunately we were seated under a canopy and none of us boiled alive in the sun. Miles's babysitter Lisa came too, for reasons that Jaclyn assures me were not ulterior.
I hate to speak for Miles, but since he can't...well...speak, I've got to take it upon myself to say he had a big day. First, Jaclyn and I took him to one of his last baby swim lessons. Then, this evening, Miles got to experience his very first baseball game, an experience I felt certain … Continue reading Day 181