Sounds like my brats They become totally unknowing when it suits them
"Julie Bove" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> Angela was supposed to sew her elastic on her pre-pointe shoes on
> Friday in class. They had the girls on pointe helping them. But the
> girl helping Angela is only 12 and apparently didn't know what she was
> doing. I felt good when I saw her take a shoe to the teacher for
> approval. Only to find they had sewn the elastic on wrong. So she
> had to take it off. Then a 15 year old tried to help her. She had
> exactly one stitch sewn.
> I tried to show her today but it didn't go well at all. Basically I
> think she doesn't want to know how to do it. But that is the rule at
> her studio. If you go en pointe, you sew your own shoes.
> So there I was, sewing the elastic on. I did try to force her to do
> just one piece but she kept saying she didn't understand or couldn't
> do it. Yeah, cuz she didn't try. Anyway...
> The baby cat was keenly interested in what I was doing. My right leg
> is a bloody mess from her jumping repeatedly in my lap to get the
> needle. And twice she caught the thread in her teeth. Held it there
> like a prize! Looked like she was flossing.
> And which cat was this? Ballerina. Angela named her. I said that is
> what she gets for giving her that name.