Now We Are Six

October 21, 2012

Phil turned 6 yesterday.

He spent much of the day building new Lego vehicles and structures with his usual focus and purposefulness.

aerial view of construction

playing with his favorite gifts

following directions

One other highlight of the day came at Phil’s introductory soccer class for 5- and 6-year-olds.

For the first few weeks, the class’s connection to the sport of soccer has been rather tenuous. It might best be described as “activities taking place at a soccer field.” But a portion of yesterday’s class was devoted to bona fide 3-on-3 scrimmages, and in the opening minute, Phil somehow broke free of the ball-chasing pack and scored.

It was a good day for both of us.

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