Howdy folks. We took a long weekend and headed to St. Louis to watch the All Star Game festivities. This is me and my cousin Joel right before the Home Run Derby. Joel has been double lucky in the past two weeks. First, he's on summer break from MU, that alone is a bonus. However, one evening after work he was messing around on the computer and thought he'd put his name in for the Michael Jackson Memorial Lottery. He's such a young pup, I'm not sure how much he even knows MJs music. Guess what, he won. Unfortunately he couldn't make the trip to Los Angeles, but just to know he won was awesome. Next, he gets to attend some of the All Star festivities too. He and his sister Abby went to the All Star Futures Game on Sunday evening after all the rain. They sat in center field when a Futures Star hit a home run. Joel caught it on the fly with his bare hand. They are sending him a certificate to be an Honorary Outfielder. He was even on ESPN. You can catch him on the ESPN website for Sunday's game. It was during the 3rd inning when Joel got in on the action!! I'll try to post the link later.
As for us, the weekend was hugely busy! We had an opportunity of a lifetime and could not pass it up. Brent thought we should go even if I had to sell my new car. It was worth it and we had an absolute blast. Thanks to family being in the area it made it that much more special. I'll post more later in the next couple of days. I have well over 300 photos to pilfer through. I'll also be catching up with everyone too. Happy to be home, but sooooo very, very tired!!!