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Blue Monday – Spring Training   12 comments

We are headed for Arizona next weekend to catch a couple of Spring Training games!  I am sharing some pictures from our trip last year.  This is an annual tradition for us and I can’t wait to get there! 

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Round Robin Photo Challenge – In Motion   9 comments

 

The challenge this week :  capture objects in motion, whether it means moving the camera to keep up, or capturing the blur of movement against a static background…  I chose a soccer game I went to earlier this summer:

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Posted October 3, 2009 by Lana G! in Photo, Photography, Round Robin Photo Challenge, Sports

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Blue Monday- Tennis Anyone?   18 comments

I was able to go to the Newport Beach Breakers tennis match this past Wednesday to watch some tennis on a beautiful evening in Newport Beach, California. The marquee player at this match was Maria Sharipova!  Everyone was waiting to see the special guest of honor.

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Since she was the featured pro that evening,  all the photographers (including me!) were focused on getting as many action shots of her as possible.  It was so funny to hear all the cameras in burst shooting mode clicking in rapid succession!  Here are some action shots…

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It’s Finally Here!   1 comment

  

Joy, Joy, Joy!

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Posted March 30, 2008 by Lana G! in Baseball, Events, Fun, Sports

Spring Training Saturday Game   1 comment

We went to the Angels/Diamondbacks game today.  We were pretty excited to hear that Randy Johnson – The Unit – would be pitching today.  He is always great to watch.  It didn’t matter if you were an Angel fan or a Diamondback fan, he was the celebrity today.

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Randy pitched real well but the Angels pulled off the win in the 10th inning.  Go Angels.

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Posted March 15, 2008 by Lana G! in Baseball, Entertainment, Events, Sports, Spring Training, Travel

Spring Training Highlights   2 comments

Today we went to the Mariners/Rockies game at the Peoria Sports Complex in Peoria, Arizona.  What a perfect sunny day for a baseball game!  It was 82 degrees and breezy so it was really comfortable sitting out in the sun.  Hubby picked really good seats!

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When you go to a Spring Training game, you want to get there early and this is why…

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You get to see the players up close as they arrive on the field and you might even get an autograph or two!

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The Mariners always draw a great crowd.  Today there were 11,454 people at the game.

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Ichiro hit a home run and best of all the Mariners beat the Rockies 9 to 4!!

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Tomorrow we’re going to the Angels vs the Diamondbacks game.  That should be a fun game too!

Good Night for Now!

Posted March 14, 2008 by Lana G! in Baseball, Fun, Sports, Spring Training, Travel

Phoenix – Spring Training – YIPPEE!   2 comments

Leaving for Phoenix tonight to go enjoy a weekend of Baseball!  Spring training is the best!  You get to see the major league players in a minor league setting. Baseball season officially starts at the end of this month.  I love this time of year.

Here’s a picture from Spring Training last year when we went to see the Mariners and the Angels play.

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Take me out to the ball park…

Posted March 13, 2008 by Lana G! in Baseball, Sports, Spring, Travel