Monday, March 3, 2008

Our Weekend with the Campbells

After waiting for way too long, we finally made a trip over to the other coast to see my sister and her family. Since my little brother lives close by, we got to see them, too. While we were there, I took family pictures for Adela.

Taylor is 8, Trevor- 7, Tuckor - 2 and Tannor 13 weeks.

I didn't notice until later that Zack was walking in the woods behind them and showed up in this picture.

Behind Adela's house there is a farm, of sorts. They have horses and chickens and plenty of dogs, too. The chickens were fairly tame and the two big chicken's names were Thelma and Louise because they won't stay at home. With a little coaxing, they let the kids pick them right up.

I love the trees they have there. Big, drooping banyan trees. They provide tons of shade and look so pretty!

For some reason, this horse, Smoky, gets picked on by the other horses. You can't see it in the picture but he has bite marks on him. The neighbor feels sorry for him and lets him graze in their yard sometimes. The brought him over and let the kids pet him. He is only 2 years old. His hooves were enormous! Rebecca and Taylor were wishing they had brushes to groom him.

I didn't get a picture of it, but one of the dogs had a hankerin' for Jame's teddy bear. The dog ran up and snatched it right out of his hands. Of course, James bawled and bawled. The dog was too smart. The next time, he gently walked up to James and eased the teddy bear from his grasp. I think James was too stunned to do anything and he let the dog get away with it. Once the bear was back in his arms, though, he fought tooth and nail to keep it there. Poor doggy! He only wanted to play! (Scroll down to read two more posts from this weekend)

1 comment:

loree2000 said...

Those kind of childhood memories always last. Your older children will probably remember that trip for the rest of there lives.