You get to say “butt” a lot.

You get to say “butt” a lot.

One of my friends recently went through a coaching clinic on how to teach to tennis to kids. I knew that she was a brave one, but when she pulled together a group of about eight kids, including our boy, I was wow’d once again.

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Get ready

She and a fellow tennis team player decided to teach these little rugrats how to kick some bootay on the tennis court.

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And our Goldfish loves it. Although he did inherit both of his parents’ ability to accidentally open your shoulders wide up and power that ball right outta the tennis court. Might have been why I was bottom seed that one year I played tennis in high school…

His favorite thing today was that he got say “butt to butt” a lot.

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I think it was a few kids’ favorite.

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The games they get to play are kinda fun, too. I make the Fish teach them to me when we get home.


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In my secret dreams, along with being a blues singer in some upscale, sultry night club; a hip-hop dancer; a famous hula-hooper; and a heckuva acoustic guitar player, I am also a professional tennis player.

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I still have some time left to get there, I think.

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Hope I make it look as easy as these guys.

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Comments (5)

  1. Hank

    don’t forget Opera singer, painter and ballerina.

  2. Mary

    oh i didn’t. i just didn’t want everyone to get overwhelmed by the size of my list.

  3. Lee

    Awesome pics, Mary! Thanks a ton! :)

  4. Carol

    I just saw these pics — they are amazing. Thanks for sharing! (Coach) Carol

    1. Mary

      thanks carol! holden had a BLAST!

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