Monday, November 15, 2010

You Will Get a Sentimental Feelin'

For about three weeks now, Allyson has been impatiently awaiting her big moment: practicing for the upcoming children's Christmas choir (or Christmas "require" as she calls it). I can only imagine how ecstatic she'll be about the actual concert.

Yesterday she came home from Sunday school with a lyric sheet and a practice CD. She practiced her two songs about six times as soon as we got home from church, and four more times this evening after she got home from the babysitter. (No, I'm not exaggerating.) She's still struggling with the words and the very rapid tempo, but she's holding her own with the dance steps. I suspect that she's thrown in a few tap dancing steps that might not be part of the choreography, but it all works.

See for yourself...

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I tried to put in a caption but couldn't make it work.... Toward the end of the video, Allyson makes an aside. She's saying, "I'm 'tending I'm puttin' up holly."

Did you giggle at the "ooh-ooh-ooh" part at the end? Bill and I have to avoid eye contact then to keep from laughing.

Is she not the cutest little performer?

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5 comments:

Mindy said...

Ahh she's so cute!! The "ohhh-ohh" part made me crack up!

Anonymous said...

That was just way toooo cute!
Gentle

Sarah said...

Thanks for watching, Mindy and Gentle. Mindy, I'm sure you will see her practicing in person at Thanksgiving. Gentle, maybe you'll see the real live performance at church! She's performing at the Saturday night service.

Victor S E Moubarak said...

Brilliant ... just brilliant! Well done.

God bless you all.

Sarah said...

Thank you, Victor. Allyson will be thrilled when I pass on your compliment!

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