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20th Annual Father's Day Croquet

Another Father's Day . . . Another Croquet Tournament!

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By my calculations, this was our 20th Annual Father's Day Croquet Game!  (Brian was 3 the first time we played . . . and he is now 23.)  We very much missed Erin and Keith this year, but we were oh-so-happy to introduce Lauren to her first (ever) croquet experience!

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And . . . let me tell you . . . she caught on like a champ!

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And it looked like she might even BE this year's champion . . . until Brian took her out in the end!  (Look at him trying to justify his actions. . . )

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This year's tourney featured all the usual antics . . . 

Strategy.

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Determination.

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Concentration.

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Trash talk.

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And (maybe) a little finesse.

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 As always, the officials were ever vigilant!

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But.  In the end, there can only be one winner.  (And who cares if he has to knock out his fiancé OR his good old Poppy to do it. . . )

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Congratulations . . . Brian!

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