February 13, 2007
Trina came into the room stating that Dakota’s tournament soccer team was interested in playing in a tournament in Cottonwood Arizona in April. Before she committed she thought she better check with me. This was good thinking. Dakota’s season began in January and up through March there were not many conflicts in scheduling. Beginning in April though we had to make sure and check the tournaments against the Diamondbacks schedule. I have not quite got the dates and teams memorized so I had to go out to the web to verify my assumption. Sure enough there were Diamondbacks home games scheduled the same weekend. As I was looking at the schedule I noticed that there was an asterisk on Saturday April 14. Could this mean what I think it means? I clicked the asterisk and sure enough, a pop-up window appeared listing the game day promotion. I jumped from my chair and began running through the house yelling, “The Promotion Schedule is Published! The Promotion Schedule is Published!” Immediately all of my kids were hovered around the computer screen as we began to dissect the upcoming Diamondbacks season.