A Golden Opportunity …

… for experience, is what we regarded R’s entry into the Provincial Swimming Championships to be. No other gilty thoughts entered our heads.

We were duly thrilled when she acquitted herself well yesterday, but today we were over the moon when her freestyle relay team won gold. So, she brings home a gold medal from her first ever Provincial Gala!

She bettered her personal best time by quite a bit in the backstroke today, but only managed a close 4th. Nearly in the medals again for that, but not quite by a fraction of a second.

© March 2018 Colonialist 

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Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies. Recently Indie Publishing has been added to this list.
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9 Responses to A Golden Opportunity …

  1. congratulations to you all.. grandparents are the best fans I know from personal experience and one’s own grandchildren tend to be the cleverest, best, brightest etc etc


  2. Personal best?? Sounds like grandpa’s getting set for the Olympics


  3. Another Gold for the family! Congratulations R, you and J are making grandfather Les very proud! 🙂


  4. Justifiably proud Grandpa


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