One of the things I love the most about our swim club is they never cancel practice. The club we swam for a few years ago practices in a bubble. They cancelled practice for thunder, lightening, wind, ice and snow. I like a routine and this did not work for me.
DC metro got a pretty decent snow last week and practice was cancelled Thursday and Friday. Unfortunate for my kids – I hate snow. I’m not talking dislike, I am miserable when it snows. I get offended when it touches me.
Sarah and Sophie’s coach asked that they go make a snowman and submit a photo. He was going to have a contest for the best snowman. I discouraged them from doing it. An hour in the snow to me represents a load of laundry and a mopping of the entire first floor. I bribed them with Starbucks to skip it. In the end, Sarah was persistent and I agreed to let them do it if they were quick.
They came up with this:
I don’t know yet if we won. I somehow suspect they aren’t the only swimmers to do this. And yes, they are wearing fins. At least I didn’t have to do laundry. We need to move somewhere warm. I want a pool in my backyard – not this…