Friday, February 8, 2013

Fun Fridays - the Fun of Being a Year Older - at seven

For Friday Flash 55
Friday has gone by in a blur
The beginning of the day now seems so far
Yet another day has begun
And my little girl is now seven!
What began with making a baked treat
Ended with friends and family sharing a feast.
A celebration, a rehearsal, all were done
Overall- a day of fun!

Both excerpts today  for Book Beginnings: and The Friday 56  are from  'Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye' by Zac Unger (Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye: A Family Field Trip to the Arctic's Edge in Search of Adventure, Truth, and Mini-Marshmallows)

For Book Beginnings 
'On January 24, 2004, in the frigid moonscape of an Arctic winter, wildlife biologist Steven Amrstrup rode shotgun in a helicopter flying low over the ice.'

For The Friday 56 :
'ROBERT ROCKWELL ALMOST LOOKS CHERUB, if you can imagine a cherub with a sunburn, a goatee, and incipient jowls. He is surrounded by a bubble of gusto and good humor that can't be dissipated,despite bad weather, long hours, and cramped living conditions.'


  1. I remember when my little girl was seven. Or was it six....the years fly by and the girl becomes a woman and the woman becomes her mother. And the mother....

    thanks for sharing the day!

  2. Lady in Read...
    Wonderful family tale.
    Most excellent job satisfying all the prompts!
    Loved your 55
    Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

  3. That looks like an amazing book to read!


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