Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Life is Like A Box of Roller Blades

She's six.
She wants to roller blade.
She gets her bother's blades on and off she goes.

She falls.


She gets up.


She falls again.


She gets up again.


Over and over.
Until finally,


she gets it !



Mari October 20, 2009 at 6:29 AM  

This is such a heartwarming post - and I love the last photo!

Joyce October 20, 2009 at 9:15 AM  

Yahoo... she did!! She is learning not only to skate but what a little determination will do.

Shhh... I feel like this somedays and I don't even have rollerblades on. LOL...

Jodi October 20, 2009 at 9:25 AM  

this is wonderful. I love the action in these shots.

Liz M. October 20, 2009 at 10:28 AM  

life is like a box of roller-blades...the potential to break your ass is tremendous.

liza October 20, 2009 at 11:34 AM  

Oh, amazing photos! I just love the last one and all the joy in it. Thank you!

Amy October 20, 2009 at 12:54 PM  

ha ha! Love it!!

yay for your sweetie girl! So so fun!

A Captured Reflection October 20, 2009 at 2:00 PM  

What a sweetheart - but I keep wondering, what happened NEXT - in the last pic she is high in the air...was it a victory jump for her success? Did she land OK?

Oh and where did you get her beautiful dress? I just love it.

Bonnie October 20, 2009 at 3:25 PM  

Karen ... she did land OK ! She was doing 'jumps' all over the place ! She'd land some and not land some ! But ... no tears were shed this day and no knees were bloodied !! Woo Hoo ! As for the dress ... it IS beautiful ! I love it too. I have a cousin who is a year older than Jono and her Mom (my Auntie) has given me many of her beautiful clothes over the years after she is done wearing them. I just love her taste and so appreciate her generosity !! So ... that's where I got it, I'm not sure which shop it came from though ! :) I'm sure that doesn't help you one bit !!

T'lia October 20, 2009 at 9:07 PM  

Hey Bonnie,

Just letting you know that I've given you a blog award!

Palmer and Co October 21, 2009 at 10:44 AM  


Anonymous October 22, 2009 at 6:01 AM  

that is the cutest post! those shots are classics to treasure!

have a fun day, bonnie!

Sabba and Nanny October 25, 2009 at 7:13 AM  

Fantastic. What an object lesson in pictures.

Unknown October 26, 2009 at 7:13 AM  

Brilliant! We should all learn from this!

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