Road Trip (very short, not like yours Brittany!!)

Saturday we went to my aunt and uncle's farm about an hour east of us for a cook-out, fishing, horse-visiting, and just bein' lazy. On long-ish car trips, I always put my feet on the dashboard. It drives Marvin bananas. Especially is I have bare feet and leave toe-prints on the windshield!

Ava couldn't wait to try it out...

Alec was reading as usual (that kid's a total bookworm!)

Benji was daydreaming...

Stuck behind this for a while, going waaaay too slow!

Finally there, and the boys are in heaven!

Ava's checkin' out her bait. "Look mommy!", she says, "the worm-y worms are fighting!" Ewwww!

Finally getting to try out the Princess Pole! She caught a bunch of algae...

Don't know about you, but I've never seen an albino catfish...creeeeepy! My dad accidentally dropped it and it slapped Ava in the face with it's tail! From then on she wouldn't come near Papa when he caught one and kept shouting, "Don't slap me, Papa!"

Proud boys and Papa (oh, and a very large fish!)

Time to feed Fancy a biscuit...we tried again to convince the kids that they could sit on Fancy's back and have a ride, but they'd have no part of that idea!

My mom trying to get the kids to look and smile...heck, it's easier just to take pictures of the backs of their heads and call it "being artistic"!!

Uh, yeah...(show this one to Ozzie, Britt!)

Wish I had a pony!


Not cute!

How Ava and her cousin, Elle, entertained themselves afterwards while we waited until TEN O'CLOCK for the fireworks, which we watched in the rain!!!
Happy Independence Day!

5 readers took time to leave a thought:

My2Gs July 7, 2009 at 9:03 AM  

I am the same way. I love love love kicking off my shoes while on a car ride and they always end up on the dashboard :)

Looks like you guys had a great time :)

~ Lacie

Chrysanthemama July 7, 2009 at 4:12 PM  

Ok, your family is SO stinkin' adorable! I put my toeprints on the windshield too. And, I take pictures of my feet. :)

McSarah July 9, 2009 at 8:47 AM  

glad you had lots of pics! that's what i always look for : )

mrs boo radley July 10, 2009 at 12:05 AM  

I think I'm going to have scary dreams about that catfish.

You have such a beautiful family!

4 Little Men and Girly Twins July 12, 2009 at 11:51 AM  

LOVE the pictures! We miss you all!!!!!!!!

Ozzie kept saying "that's my ava, yup, that's my ava"

the 4-wheeler picture is ADORABLE! You need to print and frame that one! :)


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