Amie's Favorite Thing About My Childhood

  1. It will occasionally come out in normal conversation.
  2. But only very rarely.
  3. But during Olympics season it is always tucked gently beneath the surface of our lives.
  4. When I was a child growing up in Virginia Beach...
  5. I trained at a gym.
  6. A *gymnastics* gym.
  7. And gymnastics teams need names.
  8. And children's gymnastics teams need especially cute names.
  9. Overall our school was known as the "Ocean Tumblers".
  10. And the children's team was known as the...
  11. Tumbleweeds
  12. This was our patch:
  13. It was the best.
  14. That is all.
  15. (Reminder: Women's Gymnastics Individual All-Around is tonight!)