Due to a scheduling snafu--and possibly some lazy parents, present company included--Scout's entire soccer clan missed its team photo this year. Disappointed at passing up the opportunity to have my child's goofy sporty pose plastered on magnets and/or cheap coffee mugs, I cheered myself up by volunteering as team photographer for today's big match-up.
Scout wore her pink headband and Willie Nelson braids as The White Stripes took to the field at 9:00am. The other team smoked them right out of the gate, but Scout gave her heart and kept the team together (in my not-so-humble opinion, said in a bravado that definitely does not border on annoying helicopter parent). But seriously, she's got grit (and, by the way, check out her serious "going after the ball" face...so Alex: