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Hi everyone,
Wow...lots has happened since my last blog.
First, Kate had a tournament. The girls have improved so much. It was so much fun to watch them. They beat teams that they used to lost to or struggle against. We had a few blow-out victories, and one loss by 16 points to Ephrata Heat. We faced the Heat again for the championship and only lost that by 6 points to take second in the tournament. It was a lot of fun. Even if it was in Hermiston.





And last night was the football banquet. What an incredible night. The boys got their varsity letter awards and were recognized for a great season. Zach will be starting again as a senior on defense for sure and hopefully at running back on offense as well. Kenny and all the seniors had an emotional night. They are a tight group.

We moms decorated at Whitman and we all made posters showing for our senior. Kenny's had some great pictures that Brian Gaines took. And also some of the cutie-pie pics from when he was a blonde, curly-haired toddler and some from middle school football. Some from Special Olympics track and skiing. Homecoming King pics. Of course, I also put a few pictures of Dave on there. It turned out awesome. (If I do say so myself!) Brian Gaines made the seniors each a book that had all their pictures in it and copies of all the newspaper articles from the season. They made a video of each senior recalling special moment from the season. Brian also made 24X36 posters of each senior with an action shot. They were so cool!

And then the awards. Kenny and Drew Limberg were honored by their teammates, a tied vote for the DAVE MEYER MOST INSPIRATIONAL AWARD! Many tears last night.

A few pictures:











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  2. Another reason to be so proud but yet feel like something is missing. That thing we walk around; you know. I have never met Kenny in person but he makes me proud. The pictures are awesome Shell; just awesome. It was my pleasure to meet Zach this summer and he is a great kid. I hope to meet Kate some day. Being the parent of a senior must be so unreal; I get to feel it way to soon -- like next year. I don't look forward to it; I really don't look forward to letting them fly the nest. However you have made a nest that is worth coming home to. You have been a great nest builder so you have no worries. Happy Thanksgiving to you and Kenny, Zack and Kate.

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  3. Happy Thanksgiving! Thinking of you today.

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  4. You must be so proud of Kenny! He is a wonderful son.

    I love the poster idea...thinking I will offer that idea to the senior baseball parents next year!

    Hoping Thanksgiving was wonderful at your house.

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