Sunday, September 14, 2014

Leah has a scaly thumb

I know green thumbs are for good gardeners.  But what kind of thumb does a good fisherman have?  Whatever it is, Leah has it!  For school last week, we went fishing with Papa (my father-in-law, Doug).  We learned lots as we spent the morning up American Fork Canyon.

Lesson #1: Leah is a good fishergirl!  She caught 3 fish very easily.  She's actually the only one that caught any fish all the way.  I also caught 3 fish, but they all got off the hook before I could do anything but scream with excitement.

Lesson #2: Naomi has no feeling in her legs or feet.  She waded around in that little, very cold, stream right there and didn't care at all.  She was wet the entire morning and never complained about it once.

Lesson #3: Eli has the best attitude.  He didn't catch anything all day.  But that didn't seem to bother him.  He was just happy to be outside, fishing with his Papa.

Lesson #4: Noah just likes to be on a good team.  He didn't catch any fish either, but he figured he did because he said he was on my team.  I know I said before that I didn't catch any fish, but that's really just relative.  We calculated that each fish I reeled in counted for 1/2 a fish.  So, the way Noah saw it, we caught 1 1/2 fish.  And that's pretty good!

Lesson #5: My kids are crazy!  But they're also fun.  And I'm pretty sure I knew that already.

1 comment:

Sarah said...

What a great day! Looks like things are going well with school! Lucky to have them home!