Then there was a whole lot of hanging out, waiting for his next event.
Minutes before the final race was to begin, I went down to the field to wish him luck. Despite advice from everyone over 12, he was determined to run his race in his skater shoes, with the laces undone:
Twelve year olds really do know more than their parents.
Grade 7's ... last elementary school track meet. I think they had fun.
Three things I'm thankful for:
1. Have I said yet how thankful I am that I was able to take Friday off?
2. A sunny, warm, SUNNY weekend, perfect for doing a little bit of tanning.
3. The opportunity to take pictures. I LOVE doing that. And it's especially fun when the folks I'm photographing are happy for me to do so. Win. Win.