Monday, September 7, 2009

It's All In The Shoes

As you know, with Toots, all clothing must be either a costume or a sports uniform. I try my best to get him into normal cute clothing, but it us usually a battle I don't want to participate in.
So, the other day, we went to buy some new school shoes and he picked out some SKATE shoes.
He logically deduced- if you have skate shoes, you had better get on a
SKATEBOARD.
Mister Luke scrounged through our garage and geared this boy up to the max.
He got a little dirty
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and learned some new moves

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and took some spills
and his mother gasped loudly many times
and said many silent prayers

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but Toots got up every time with no tears and
tried and tried again as the old saying goes

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and the board slipped from under him and skated away from him and
taunted him with its rollerability

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and he got up and told that board that he
would be the master

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but that board was not to be taken easily and it soon knocked him down again

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and we decided we had missed a spot of protection

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perhaps some Charmin padding would be in order
next time because
this little four year old was now
DIRTY, SWEATY and TIRED
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but, still feeling like one cool kid!

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10 comments:

Nancy said...

Nice board there Toots! Good job!

Sheryl said...

i was about to say "oh he is SO cute!" but that is not what you say to a skateboarder!!

i do love his tenacity. looks like he is going to be a guy that doesn't give up. great quality to have. (and he's cute)

Alyson (New England Living) said...

That's awesome! Reminds me of all the cool skater guys I grew up with in California.

Foursons said...

I never would have guessed he was only 4. He looks much older!

And I love the story in pictures.

Gina said...

I didn't even recognize him in that 1st picture. Joe said he was doing great! Those pictures are the BEST! Move over Tony Hawk, you might have some competition soon! If anyone could do it.. Ty is the guy! He NEVER gives up.. EVER!!!!

Life is good! said...

what a good looking skateboarding dude you have there! my 3 boys ( i guess men now, i hate to say) used to do every activity that involved getting hurt! enjoy that boy- it will end all too soon!

Farmgirl Paints said...

He is so cute!! Love the dirty grungy clothes and face. I would be gasping too.

Hansen Family said...

Awesome and fun post, love the pictures. i hope all is well with your home and your family.

Sista In Arms Lxx said...

Hi Bridgetta,Yes i'm in the land of Oz and it is Spring here. I'm new to all this so I may be a little slow on the uptake, still trying to work it all out...very frustrating! Your boys are gorgeous, they look very active.I have 4 teenage girls...need I say more!It's great to meet you and thanks for the follow. God Bless Lxx

Multiple personalities.. said...

Looks like he had some great fun! Yea, dirty sweaty kids make for great sleepers at night. :-)