And a trauma in some cases.
with the sidewalk on the opposite side.
Old Farmer holding the back of the seat and running alongside.
I was pushed off from the step, did a few wobbles,
took off ..... and rode right up a tree!
Apparently that is not the first time this happened
as the Old Farmer's Older Daughter also had this same tree
jump in front of her...
Remember riding double?
a tractor driving lesson. I stood back and watched from a safe distance.
The Old Farmer took the tractor down the hill behind the barns.
Then got her up, gave a few pointers on first gear and the brake.
Then set her off across the creek, (which was a very shallow small creek).
And right up into the bushes on the other side of the path!
and we had no training wheels or helmets or knee pads.
usually many times back and forth. Occasionally we strayed farther afield.