Monday, September 1, 2014

Teaching Grammie to Rollerblade

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Yesterday afternoon while the menfolk went Paintballing I allowed the little kids to talk me into letting them show me how to Rollerblade.  I mentioned I used to rollerblade a little bit and somewhere had rollerblades that were still like brand new.  They wanted to see them and by the time I got back they had found my helmet and proceeded to coach me in how to put the rollerblades on.

They showed me how to balance and promised me that if I would practice hard, the next time they would come, they would  teach me a few tricks.  All this... while I avoided the reckless gator driver.

Honestly, I did get better as the practice runs continued!

All in a days work for a Grammie.

And now... you know how our family really rolls.  Everytime I see this video... I just have to laugh.

Happy Labour day friends.


9 comments:

  1. Oh that is great! You did a lot better than I would! You're a good sport!
    I was just happy to find out I could do a bum drop on the tramp last week.

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  2. Oh...too funny! Too bad my roller blades got dropped off at the thrift store...or we could do some pairs skating. :)

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  3. Hilarious! I guess H was ready to bowl you over since you were slowing him down...too funny.

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  4. This is too funny. I think somewhere we have some old rollerblades...I'll pass. I love watching HENRY!

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  5. That's the BEST video! I love how Henry was yelling at you to "get off" and then proceeded to try and run you over. That's awesome!

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    1. And the good news is that they came over again today to do some more teaching! I'm getting better at getting out of the way.

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  6. Oh my, that is hysterical! Thanks for sharing!

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  7. Oh what fun Lovella!!! That is hilarious! You are a wonderful Grammie and you did way better than I could have. I used to roller skate but better hide mine lest some little young-uns might find them and put me to the test!

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  8. You are a STAR Lovella! I just hope that this video doesn't go viral, or there will be grandchildren all over expecting their Grandmas to strap on the roller blades and have a 'go'!

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Thank you!