Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Anatomy of a Swim

Welcome, Summer!

These past few days in the beauteous Northeast region have shimmered in the dreadful Triple H's: Hazy, Hot & Humid, with temps hovering around 90.

Auntie Rachel invited us over for some refreshing pool time, and Jesse Yong's first -- shall we say -- testing of the waters...

First was the Scope Out:

Followed by the Purification Ritual:
Then the Great Climb:

Once realization of what we were attempting suddenly hit, safety precautions had to be taken.

So next came Tactical Prevention of Wetness:

This was followed by much splashing (by Mama) on Mama's bathing suit, with reassurances that wetness really was the name of the game today.

Once assured of that, next came the Great Plunge:

Quickly followed by Palpable Uncertainty about this whole enterprise:Then after much encouragement and enthuasiasm, Mucho Fun:

1 comment:

Karin said...

ROFLOL!!! I am totally cracking up!! You guys are so hilarious. Glad Jesse Yong had such a good time. Some of our kids were terrified of the baths and thought of pools as giant bath tubs (definitely to be avoided at all costs!)