Wednesday, February 23, 2011

black and white Wednesday - the boy who loves water

swim Will blw 2 WM

I always wanted to be Peter Pan, the boy who never grows up.
I can't fly, but swimming is the next best thing.
It's harmony and balance.
The water is my sky.

 ~Clayton Jones


swim Will color WM

(singing) Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming.
What do we do?
 We swim, swim..swim.

~ Dory in Finding Nemo



swim Will blw WM

There's something about water that brings
out the fish in 5 year old Will.
It can be bath, pool or ocean water.
This boy loves to swim.
There are days he asks to take a bath twice...and I get the water ready for him.

He hasn't had swimming lessons yet.
What we've noticed is how well he floats.
He's on his tummy in the tub, goggles on with eyes open and playing with toys.
I do think he looks extremely cute in goggles.

Taken last weekend at a China travel group get together...
the kids wouldn't get out of the pool.
And swam the following morning too.
Fun times!


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17 kind words:

Jill - FNA Photography said...

I'm with you - he definitely looks really cute in goggles! Great shots of him as ususal :-)

Glad you had so much fun at your China gathering :-)

XOXO Jill

Number 6 and no more counting! said...

seems this little boy has a zest for life.

Love the Forest Gump tune!

Lea
xo

Sharon Ankerich said...

Beautiful photos of Will!!! EK is a great swimmer too~ she can barely wait to open the pool!!! She took swimming lessons one summer and never looked back. Wouldn't our two have a ball together? Road trip to Georgia come June!!!!! :)
XO

Love Letters To China said...

He is so adorable!!!! I have a feeling he is going to learn how to swim in no time flat. It took Liam only a few tries before he was on his own. :-)

Hugs....

deb duty said...

Cute photo! I can't wait til it's time to go swimming again.

Mommy2Four said...

Love those shots! He looks adorable!

Wanda said...

Adorable sweet face. Like he is saying "hello world....it's ME!!!"

Love the bokeh on these. You are the bokeh queen, you know.

Stay warm.
xoxo

the meaklims said...

He is ridiculously cute in goggles! :)

Jill

Robin said...

These pictures are super fun! I love the goggles with his arms crossed ... full of engery & life! Tyler loves the water as well with sometimes multiple bathes during the day as well ;)

take care - Robin

Sharon said...

Oh my goodness he looks so proud in these! The goggles are the best!

Maryvel Friesen said...

He looks VERY cute in deed! Sounds like swimming lesson someday will LOTS of fun! Very nice!

Teagan said...

"extremely cute" - Perfect words. :D how adorable!

Jboo said...

Oh yes -- he looks adorable in those goggles! Nice that you don't have to coerce him to take a bath! :)

Janet

carolinagirl said...

He is so cute with those goggles on!!!! Adorable!

Ashley Sisk said...

I love the goggles - adorable!

Alyson and Ford said...

He's so adorable and I love the color photo too!

Alyzabeth's Mommy

Ellie said...

I love all these photos :) Will has the cutest little smile in them - so much personality shining through - it's so obvious he loves the water.

All four of mine are water babies - we can't wait for the pool to open up!

I'm looking forward to photos of Will learning to swim :)

xo ellie

 
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