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No Father's Day would be complete without our annual, traditional Family Croquet Extravaganza!

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This year, for the first time in Croquet Extravaganza history, we had more players than mallets and balls!  This year, we had the boys. . .

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and the girls . . .

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but we don't play teams in our back yard!  Oh, no!  It's cut-throat, everyone-out-for-themselves style croquet!

This year's match featured . . .

Reigning Champion, Bust-a-Ball Brian

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Out-for-Blood Erin (Hey!  Who put me in the trees?)

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Killer-Keith (Who, as a newcomer to the Extravaganza, was somewhat baffled by our odd take on "rules.")

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The Bionic Woman (who seemed to have extra power in her swing this year; must be the hardware in her ankle)

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Hammer-Head Tom

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Jolly-John

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and, of course, Jenny-the-Obstacle!

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As usual, there was strategy. . .

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laughter. . .

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trash talk . . .

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disbelief. . .

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and fun!

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This year, we even had a little EXTRA excitement.  Yeah.  Umm. . . we had a bit of a fire. . .

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Tom:  Maybe the citronella torches are too close to the house, Kym.
Kym:  I don't think so.  I'm more worried about the patio umbrella.
Keith:  Maybe you should put the umbrella down?
Kym:  No.  I'll just tilt the umbrella away from the torches!  

Oops.  For the record. . . Keith was right.  I totally should have put the umbrella down!

As for this year's Croquet Extravaganza winner?

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(That would be Tom.)

 

 

 

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