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Good Friday was a good day

Lindsey went to a choir girlfriend's house last night for a sleepover, then out to breakfast to celebrate another friend's birthday. While she was doing that, I went to Home Depot and bought some plants, tomatoes, cilantro, parsley, oregano, basil, strawberries, and a Japanese shrub. Lindsey has always loved gardening, so I told her I had a few things for her to plant. She got right to it and did an excellent job. She's always so helpful any time I want anything planted.
She's a soccer sweetheart for the high school men's soccer team, and has personally committed to cheer for and bring treats to #11, Matt, who is one of the best players on the team. We joined Lindsey today and went to one of his games for a thrilling round in the playoffs, which they won!
It was a close game! They were tied, then went into overtime, but couldn't break the tie, so then they went into the five players on each team at the goal thing, and I cannot remember what that is called. But our team won! It was so exciting and intense! (Can you tell that I'm not very knowledgeable about soccer?)
Matt played almost the whole game and here he is getting his legs stretched out before overtime.
Lindsey has really enjoyed getting to know Matt and supporting him this season. He's such a sweetheart in return and has reciprocated the kindness by going to see her perform in the choir Cabaret show. I was very impressed with his thoughtfulness.
There's another playoff game tomorrow, right after the first session of conference ends, so we will cheer for our school and for our superstar Matt once again! It's going to be a big day!

Comments

Kellie said…
I miss seeing Lindsey every Sunday and many Wednesdays! It's fun to see what she is up to.
Julie V. said…
Lindsey is a sweetie indeed!
Lonna said…
There is nothing quite like a intense sports game to get everyone interested. I love that Lindsay is interested and takes part in so many things, I wish that I had been more like her.

I also love the little boxes that you put the cupcakes in, where did you get those?

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