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Sunday, January 31, 2010

First Time Bowling.

Yet again, another milestone with no place in the baby book for remembering.

Bowling.

Friday night we celebrated T's eleventh birthday with friends at a local bowling alley. (Ironically enough the very first birthday party we celebrated with both sets of parents was at a bowling alley too. More thoughts on that to come.)

I'm not sure why but we've never taken H bowling before. I knew he'd love it and all day long on Friday he was counting down and asking when it would be time to go to the bowling alley.

Oh, how he loved it. As he does most things. But to see my three and a half year old son jumping up and down, pumping his muscles in the air like this... {click to enlarge}
Life couldn't get better.

He loved the shoes. He loved the balls. He loved the dark lights. It was one heck of a good time for him.
He may not have had the high score of the night but he didn't care.

Heck, I don't even think he knew there was a score to begin with.

That's what makes being a parent so delightful. It's seeing and experiencing the game of bowling like I've never done before. With fresh, unworn eyes. As though we have uncovered some hidden gem of a place to add to our family fun repertoire.

Of all the things to uncover, bowling was this weeks joy.

6 Comments:

Blogger The Fritz Facts said...

I love it! Bowling is so much fun, and it is great when they are that little. My nephew is three, and he squeals when anyone gets a mark.

Looks like a great time!!

February 1, 2010 at 8:28 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Our little bowler!! Go H!!
I can see he was having a wonderful time. How sweet it is!!

Love You All
Auntie Laurie

February 1, 2010 at 10:29 AM  
Blogger Anna said...

Oh fun! I can just see him jumping and pumping his arms! Adorable...

February 1, 2010 at 1:09 PM  
Blogger amanda said...

they really do give us new eyes don't they friend? each and every day :)

February 1, 2010 at 1:28 PM  
Blogger Stacy said...

Madison Loves bowling! I swear we go every-other weekend! They dont always have the lights out (infact, this last saturday was the first time for that), but she loves it! She even decided a few months ago thats where she wants her birthday! Mind you her birthday is at the end of August.. but its what she wants!

February 1, 2010 at 4:20 PM  
Blogger Lee of MWOB said...

Okay. That kid of yours? Delicious. What a face.

Love this sweet post.

February 1, 2010 at 5:48 PM  

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