Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Swimming, Cousins, and Riding Lesson

We had a fun-filled, action-packed, non-stop day today. We started the morning with swim practice. At some point Emma took my iPod and made this video for her dad and emailed it to him.
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After practice we went back to the pool to meet up with my cousin Patience, who moved out here almost a year ago. We had a great time chatting and catching up while our girls played together.
 From there we hurried and changed so Rebekah could go to her horse riding lesson. She entered a drawing when we were at the Flower_And_Garden_Festival  in April. She won!! It is just a one time lesson, but Rebekah was so excited. She currently wants to be a Horse Rider when she grows up. In this first picture she has her arms out to the side to get a feel for the horse.
 Side note: My camera is not working properly anymore. It won't take any picture with a flash. Sorry these are bad. The pony and Rebekah would not stay still long enough for my camera to work. I finally just switched to video to capture it. That turned out much better.

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The owner was very impressed with Rebekah. Said she did a great job sitting straight on the pony. Emma was heart-broken that she couldn't take lessons too. They were very nice to let Emma do a quick lap or two on Cocoa, the pony.
After the lesson we hurried back home to eat and change for Emma's swim meet.

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