Thursday, May 26, 2011

{pretty, funny, happy, real}: 26 May 2011


I am joining Rosie on Like Mother, Like Daughter for this week's {pretty, happy, funny, real}.  

{pretty}:
The view from my back yard.  The view at the new home site is nice, but not as nice as this(click on it for a larger view) ...


...even the manure spreader looks good in these surroundings.

{happy}:
Splashing in warm puddy muddles in the afternoon.

{funny}:
All my kids love to dress up.  Adrian likes to make me gasp when he does (this one's for you, Cindy--pray for your Godson!)

What, your 10 year old son doesn't have a mustache?

{real} 

Snapping turtle up close.  Way too close.  The photo credit for this one goes to Una, as I would not venture to get this close to a snapper without a telephoto lens!

14 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh! I am laughing as I type! I love the mustache! +JMJ+ P.S. John (6) just asked if he was "in-car-neat-o"!

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  2. Beautiful pictures! Love the little barefoot girls in the mud puddle, wearing pretty dresses!

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  3. Omigosth too close to the turtle. Love the dress up and mustache. Your kids must have so much fun :)

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  4. I'm with you on not getting too close to that turtle!

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  5. Love that turtle! I think it might be my girls' new favorite thing :)

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  6. Haha! This was a good one today. =)

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  7. Love the mustache!

    We have a Nadja too and we spell her name the same way :)

    Beautiful farm. I'd love to own a patch of dirt one day.

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  8. Lovely photos, and I agree, I wouldn't get that close to a snapper either!

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  9. eek - that snapper is too close! but look at your gorgeous view. love it.

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  10. Beautiful view! There is nothing like bare feet and mud puddles! Dress up is so much fun! Cute turtle!

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  11. what a beautiful farm!

    about boys in dress up--- after I made my boy a prince cape and crown, he has dressed up only in that. It isn't fair when only girls get the fun stuff--- or go to Goodwill and get some hats and suits and stuff-- and refuse to gasp when he ends up in a dress, he wants to shock everyone ;)

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  12. Priest's Wife--we do have a full range of boy dress-up stuff, actually more than for the girls, since I have 4 boys. Usually Adrian is a Ninja or a knight or a hobbit. But now and then he thinks it a riot to appear as the world's most appalling princess!

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  13. You are right - even the manure spreader looks very picturesque!

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  14. Looking good in that dress!! Too funny ;o) I love it!!

    The foot picture makes me miss grass and all that awesome plantain that goes so wonderfully there!! Colorado is very red and brown - for sure not green...

    Your pictures are beautiful!

    Deb

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