Tuesday, November 9, 2010


Everyone thinks their child is the best of the best, the prettiest, the smartest, etc, etc. I'm not the exception to the rule! I believe my daughter is pretty awesome. I believe it, so it must be so.

Seriously, she's great at whatever she does. She's always loved soccer. She continues to get better and better at it. When she tried out for the softball team, she made it. She didn't get much play time, but when she was in, she was in and she did what she was suppose to do. And now, she's trying her hand at air pistol.

I had never even heard of air pistols until last year. The only reason I even knew there was such a thing is because of the local radio station giving updates on the competitions.

From what I understand, there is a school sponsored Air Rifle team and there are FFA sponsored BB, Air Pistol and Air Rifle teams. Christen will be competing in Air Pistol through the FFA.

Her first day of practice, she showed promise. And from what she and Jon tell me, she just keeps getting better. (he goes to her practices, I don't... don't judge me)

I would go into scores and all that, but I really don't know what I'm talking about. All I know is, my kid is pretty awesome. I thank God for blessing me with her daily. (even on the days when she tries my last nerve)

She is not "left-handed" at normal, daily tasks. But for some reason, in sports, she is left-eye dominate. She bats left handed and shoots left handed. They had to have a special grip made just for her. (well, they have to make special grips for ALL left handed shooters)

Of course, she has an audience. We were watching her tear up some Dr. Pepper cans. We were also dodging pellets as they ricocheted!

Check out that stance. This is how they have to stand during competition.

Those pellets mean business! And you surely don't want to be in the line of fire.


Irritable Mother said...

No exceptions here, either. *wink*
Good for Christen!

Farmgirl Paints said...

I can just tell you are one proud momma! Good for her:)

Becky said...

How much is your Mama loving being on a blog for the whole world to see?