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Go Marquette!

Ok, there's not really anything "Christmas" about these pictures to make them fit the 25 Days of Christmas theme, but basketball is a big part of our lives this time of year. It's something we look forward to, even when the weather leaves something to be desired, which it did today...

So I tried my hand at some amateur sports photography. Not only do I not have the right equipment to do this genre justice, I'm not fast enough, either. Still, I think I got some ok shots. Take a look and let me know what you think.







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