Author: elpalchica

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The Pollyanna Blog.

Sharing Videos

I’m working on a way to share videos now that picasa has met its maker. Conor is desperate for his own YouTube channel, so I have finally decided to help facilitate it. Now to find a way to temper his expectations of a million subscribers…
I love this video of Conor at bat. I truly love his swing.




If you see this post change it’s because I’m trying to find the right code to embed it, and I will add some more videos when I get free moments.

Day in Lowell

Conor took part in a baseball clinic at the Lowell Spinners. It included free tickets to that night’s game, so we decided to make a day of it in Lowell, and fill in the time between clinic and game with a trip to a park we have always wanted to check out as we pass on our way to a game.

Watching the pitcher to steal a base


Eoin looks good in the dugout


We got to play catch on the field before the game


We sure worked up an appetite for ice cream!


Rounding first


We had such a fun, full day: baseball clinic, Irish breakfast (for me!), splash park, National Park historic mills site, catch on the field, the game, the fun zone at the game, and running the bases at game end!

Rhubarb Renditions

My neighbor gave me about 12 pounds of rhubarb! He has a knack to making it grow like a forest. I made a rhubarb juice that I tried out in two different cocktails. And I made two crumbles.

My favorite drink was one shot Cachaca, two shots rhubarb juice, juice of one lime, over ice