Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Frogs, Snails, & Puppy Dog Tails

I never had any desire to have a boy.

The male species has often played the villainous role in my life.
Just plain evil.

 As a result of my life experiences, I generally don't trust anything with a penis.
Emotionally healthy?
Probably not, but it's how I do.

Sophie announced that she was going to have a baby brother about 2 years ago.
I dismissed it as a cute thought.

A year later we had a surprise pregnancy.
A few months after that, we found out it was a boy.

Everyone was over the moon.
(by "everyone" I mean my mother)
"Are you excited?"
"How fun!"
"Are you happy?"


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Then I gave birth to my beautiful boy.
I am so completely in love.

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I get to teach him how to be a gentleman.
He will learn to be compassionate and respectful.
He is beautiful and innocent.
I get to teach him.

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Thursday, October 10, 2013

The Ranch

My brother, Jared, used to work for a lovely lady.
This lovely lady owns a ranch in the middle of nowhere.
We were invited to a party at said ranch.

I officially want to own a ranch.

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So many trees, fresh air, chickens, horses, and TREES!
(I love trees.)

Despite the insane humidity, and being drenched with sweat, everyone loved it.
Well, everyone except Denny.
He hates sunshine and fresh air.
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We were there for several hours, but I only had a small window to take pictures.
Finn was tired and rather unhappy about the heat.
So I got what I could, and just tried to enjoy myself the rest of the time.

The big red swing was a hit.

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The main attraction was definitely the horse riding.

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ALL the kids loved riding.

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