Every spring I would watch my friends taking off with ease and expanding their skills, just like a tree, by adding more branches year after year.
As for me, I was like a bulb starting right from the beginning
every single year.
and the only way out was to tell her the truth.
helmet on my head together with the rest of the padding
that she very much insisted on.
I better listen.
- Speeding like a racing car I get ready to grab the ball.
- I grab the ball and ... (and what?!) ... I become mortified as I feel the ball sliding off the post. Oh no!, a heavy concrete ball is coming with me for a ride.Don't they say ... “Do not judge a book by its cover.”
- To prevent a greater disaster I immediately take hold of the post below successfully ending my unexpected nightmare. Phew!
- Relieved not to see anyone around I carefully reposition the ball and quickly disappear.