Okay... apparently we've started a new tradition of celebrating major holidays by having a badminton tournament and barbeque at my house.
In a repeat of the July 4th final game, Laurent defeats me again - this time in round 1
Legendary archaeologist/pirate Britt
Legendary badmintoner/linguist Jean-François
The Jean-François Mondon Fan Club!
Who ya gonna call?
Henry squeaks by, 16-14
Larry contemplates his next shot
Sarah may have lost 15 to 7, but she still kept a smile on her face
Sarah raises the roof after scoring a point
Are you sick of looking at pictures of my backyard yet?
If you're losing, give us the thumbs-up sign
Henry celebrates after accomplishing his goal of beating JF
Laurent beats Larry in the semi-finals
Henry inspects his racket for holes... nope, that's not why you missed the shot
Look at the intensity on his face!
"Two rackets for two badminton tournament wins" - Laurent
The official badminton score sheet
After the badminton, we all drafted our fantasy football teams
In case anyone cares, the fantasy draft results... Me - "Dumples", Sarah - "Michigan Sucks", Schramm - "Rear Admirals", Laurent - "X-MEN", Jean-François - "NewOrleansSaints", Britt - "Bruisers", Hill - "Iggles", and Henry - "BETTERTHANJEANF"