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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
A Princess Wrestles with Two Little Brothers
They started picking on her, so I grabbed the camera.
She had just thrown Joshua off in this one.
Brandon observing the boys trying to take Amanda down.
Brandon lending a hand.
She's down! Get her!
Now they all turn on Brandon. It's not a loyalty thing.
It's a "take down the biggest, strongest sibling" thing!
Going after Brandon didn't work.
I look off to the side and see what looks like Joshua and Caleb plotting.
Yep, I was right. They were coordinating their attack on Amanda.
Going for her arms!!
They managed to get her arms out from under her!
She's down, and they are talking smack!
It isn't long before she flips them and yells "Take the picture! (gasp) I got 'em! (gasp) I got 'em!"
She tosses Caleb and starts to get up. Joshua tries to take her down again.
"Help Caleb! She's getting up!"
It doesn't work. Amanda has both boys pinned!
Joshua and Caleb have been wanting to match physical strength with Amanda for years now. Amanda works hard on our farm and has "girded her loins with strength." The boys know that once they take her down, they can go after Brandon! Every year, there have been several wrestling matches on our farm. Earlier this year, there was a "sword fight." Amanda is very good-natured and fun loving and keeps an eye on safety. Even as she was tossing the boys, she was asking if they were OK.
Amanda maintains they did not have her pinned. They maintain they did. I told them to settle it later. If the camera is handy, I'll take pictures! :-)