Tuesday, April 21, 2009


From the time that he was very little:

From Spring 09

Owen was always going to play soccer. He used to run out onto the field during Luke's games, and has been counting the days until he was finally, finally old enough to be on the team himself.

Well, last Saturday, he was, making the cutoff by one week:

From Spring 09

He has not taken off the shirt in four days. Every person he makes eye contact with gets the full monty about soccer. All that's sustaining him is the thought of the coming Saturday, when he can be back on the "Burgundy team."

I look at that top picture and wonder where my baby went - in just a few years, he's become a soccer-playin' Big Boy!


Anonymous said...

LOVE the pictures!! That is so awesome that he finally gets a chance to "make his dreams come true". Hope he has a terrific time this soccer season!

Shannon Criscola said...

Awwww...cute pics!

Anonymous said...

They do grow up so fast!

Were there no smaller sized soccer shirts available? ;o)


The Stone Age Techie said...

I know, isn't the shirt funny - it's like a nightshirt! He is the smallest on the team, and it doesn't seem to bug him one whit. He is a tough little guy...
Can you tell that I'm just a little bit proud of him?

Adele said...

I love it when little dreams become great realities. So much fun to watch them grow.

Dana @ Our Sunny Side said...

It's so hard for the little brothers and sisters to watch and wait while all of the older ones are playing the sport. I'm glad Owen has finally gotten his chance!