Friday, April 09, 2010

The one that will haunt him

Spencer got his 3rd grade class picture today.  :snicker:
I looked at it and it took me a moment to recognize my own son.  Why was he making that face?
His response? "They told me to stand up straight and try not to blink--so I stretched up to look tall and opened my eyes wide so I didn't blink."
Well, Spence--that right there is the formula for a class picture that will haunt you forever.
He was fuming by this point.  I tried to make it funny and tell him that from now on it can be his shtick and he can make funny faces in class pictures from now on.  It will be legendary!  But he didn't want to talk about it.  He was embarrassed and well, kind of pissy about it.  I guess it didn't help that I was laughing hysterically.
I love that picture though-- it has a story, it makes me laugh, it shows some character about my shy little guy trying to just look tall and open-eyed....


lydia eve said...

This reminds me of my 4th grade individual school picture. The photographer told me to say "peanut," so naturally, thinking he was crazy, I repeated incredulously, "Peanut?!" That's when he snapped the photo, so my tongue is halfway sticking out. Classic. I'm still pissed about it (Spencer probably always will be too), but it is at least funny to look back on. :)

The Partin Family said...

That is hilarious! I laughed so hard! :)


Amy said...

Bwahaha! I can't stop laughing. Sorry, Spencer!

Jeremy G said...

At least he looks cooler than the rest of his class. Geez, what a bunch of losers.

Anonymous said...

Tell me again where he gets this from??? Nana??? Uhm, no, YOU!