Bump On A Log

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“Family Vacation in Florence, Oregon April 2010. After setting up the entire family and the camera on the tripod for the perfect family photo, my daughter ran to jump into the photo and missed the log, falling over it head first. Nobody could stop laughing long enough to help her and we got 12 shots of nothing but her boots in the air. Of note is how her sister in law put a hand on her leg to save her going over but never broke her pose in all 12 shots!”

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Submitted by Kathleen

27 Responses to “Bump On A Log”

  1. Lorna Sutliff says:

    Kathy, didn’t fall too far from the family tree? This is a riot!

  2. I thought those boots were made for walkin’….

  3. Leah says:

    This is truly hilarious! The boots in the air…the woman who does not break her pose! Thank you for sharing!

  4. Tami St. Paul says:

    Hey all, I have seen the picture at Kathy’s house. It is totally hilarious. I feel for Lisa with all that OCD energy put into the perfect picture and getting everyone in place and to pose must have been like herding cate, then to have life happen anyway. Its a great photo. Glad you shared it with others. Truly hilarious made me laugh out loud again. Hope you are all well and ready for your next adventure. :^)

  5. Red says:

    gets my vote cuz this is the stuff is unique and real. can’t make this up! And the sister-in-law that didn’t break the pose…. priceless! all of it! thanks for sharing and reminding me to laugh with life!

  6. Brandy says:

    This is hilarious!!! I love how Tony is just cracking up barely able to help you up and Olivia is getting up to help but, her laughter is getting the best of her. This is great!!! Cute boots :)

  7. Ann says:

    Bump On A Log is Toooooo Funny ; )))) !!!!! I think most of can relate to this pic in one way or another heehee

  8. That photo is just too funny…so glad you didn’t hurt yourself!

  9. Cassandra says:

    This is NOT my family, no relation whatsoever, but I laughed so hard at this photo when I first saw it! Hilarious!
    Thanks for sharing.

  10. Kevin says:

    Classic Lisa hahaha I love my family.

  11. Linda says:

    This is so my cousin and her family. Kathy is always in the center of something funny. Best one so far. Truly awkward.

  12. CJW says:

    Knowing the family, as I do,I like this photo not only because it shows Lisa’s usual grace but also because my brother in law on the right looks unusually useless.

  13. Mark Stratton says:

    I see she inherited all the grace and coordination of her mother!!!!!! Funniest AwkwardFamilyPhoto by far!!!


  14. olivia says:

    olivia again hey mom do you remember when grama sent a pic of her mocking you lol so funny

  15. Lois Stratton says:

    This is THE hilarious entry! How many of us have been in this position when trying to put everything together “just right” for the famous family photo. It truly appears that everyone has cracked up so badly that there isnothing happening to the poor lady lying on the ground with her boots in the air.

  16. Lisa says:

    I can’t believe my mother entered this picture!!! I can’t look at this picture and not die laughing. Yep that’s me..the one in the boots! This was one of the most hysterical moments of my life, I worked so hard to pose everyone on the beach and fight the wind and flying sand to get the perfect pose and then this happened…12 sequential shots of me and my boots. Hey at least they are cute boots right??? Thanks mom for making me laugh AGAIN!!!!!

  17. Sue says:

    THIS is a GREAT photo and I love the story line that goes with it…you can almost hear everyone laughing!

  18. Momma J says:

    Funny guys! And its even funnier because I know these peeps!!! Lol

  19. olivia says:

    oh ya olivia here and when my mom got up she had sand a rocks all in her mouth and teeth.so i guess you can say she took biting the dust to a whole other level lol to funny

  20. olivia says:

    this is the way all my family photos end. i love my mom the rest of this vacation was so funny you had to be there. i am the girl in blue by the little boy in green. oh there is nothing like a good family vacation. this was truly a National Lampoon’s SUMMER Vacation lol

  21. MrsFun says:

    LOVE the wringing hands on the gentleman on the right. He doesn’t know what to do for help, but doesn’t want to break ranks on the photo! :)

  22. Dana says:

    I have looked at all the submissions as of 8/1 and I think this is absolutely hysterical. So true of how vacations go. You work hard to plan and get everything set up and it just takes one “trip” to do the whole thing in.

    Love the caption and story too. LMBO

  23. Cassandra says:

    I like this one! VERRRRY AWKWARD!

  24. Kim says:

    Funniest and most awkward so far :)

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