Welcome to Not Me! Monday! This blog carnival was created by MckMama. You can head over to her blog to read what she and everyone else have not been doing this week.
My eldest daughter, Haley, is a member of the high school softball team. Before her game started Tuesday, she and her friends were running around, laughing, and carrying on like teenage girls do. They find what they believe to be a weed. They pull it up and start running around with it, passing it around. They were shaking it at each other, and laughing, really having a hi-ho time. A lady from the opposing team sees them, and proceeds up to our Coach and yells, "That's our prized magnolia tree". GULP!
Apparently, the weed they had just pulled up, was not at all a weed but a magnolia tree and obviously a prized one at that. Our girls had absolutely NO idea they had pulled up a tree. Once our Coach was yelled at by the Magnolia Tree Planting/Landscaping Committee President, he did what any good Coach would do, He hunted our girls down and yelled at them, lol.
Thinking they were going to jail for destroying a prized magnolia tree, they took the weed back where it came from, replanted it, staked it up, watered it and prayed over it. Yes, they prayed over it, that it would grow and become a strong magnolia tree and not die.
My daughter is the Steal Magnolia on the left =)
At the risk of sounding like a bad Mom, I must tell you, I couldn't be mad at her because 1.) I didn't know it was a magnolia tree, either and 2.) It was just too darn funny for me to be mad.
By the way, We did win the ballgame 13-1. My Superstar, Softball Player said, maybe if they had been more worried about softball and less worried about that weed, they wouldn't have lost so bad. I don't know, sounds pretty logical to me.
Have a great week!