i don't care how long you cooked the turkey, i am not eating it with those feathers on it.
"...psst...kid...when the farmer turns his back, run away. NOW. don't eat the free food, don't take anything with you, just fly south and live on a beach somewhere. send me a postcard."
thanksgiving in texas! too much food, lots of fun farm things, and, of course, "the nutcracker." enjoy!
there is a very good reason we don't take our children out to nice restaurants
lindsay supervises jake in the post-turkey fry-oil drain (it was a mess, but the turkey was fabulous)
gus driving a very full mule o' friends and relatives!
triple A: ashley, abigail and astrid (actually a quad: augustus is driving)
one of the bajillion black dogs that populate the farm
aunt lindsay forcing affection on gus (he loves it)
all that niece and nephew love made her craaaaazy
mom and ashley
gus making friends for life with zilla and madux
sophie showing ashley and gus the proper way to feed a horse (she almost lost a finger doing this over easter)
pretty, pretty ingrid
augustus, who you might remember from six months ago as the horse who got attacked by aforementioned black dogs
his hide has healed beautifully, but he's a bit skittish
independence, thy name is john deere battery-powered tractor
but when the battery dies, it becomes a daddy-powered tractor
sophie quickly figured out the best use for her new toy
uncle jake shows sophie the grown-up version
at the wortham center in houston for "the nutcracker"!
daddy and silly sophie
gus looks so lovely and so NOT like a girl
sophie in her snow princess dress
checkin' out all the people sitting below us
intermission with one of the mice!
sophie didn't want to leave it, but once we did...
...we had our infamous meeting with the bushes!