The ordinary family went to see the Kane County Cougars take on the Great Lakes Loons on Saturday. The Cougars lost 9-3*, but we had a lot of fun: we were there with church friends, we got to see the Jesse White Tumblers, and there was a great fireworks display at the end**.

* Middle daughter may actually have been pleased with the result. She’s a big fan of the loons – the birds, though not necessarily the baseball team.

** You wouldn’t necessarily expect post-game, single-A minor league fireworks to be anything special, but these were really well done.

As we were leaving (nearly 10 pm), Youngest Daughter said to Ordinary Mommy…

There’s a chance about as long as Daddy’s hair that I’ll be awake when we get home.