Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Once, Twice, Three Times Fair Goers

Last week was our county fair.  I have NO desire to go to the actual fair but every year I take the kids to the parade and just to see the animals.  That part I always enjoy!  Usually I only go once.  This year we had to go three times because Jeryn talked incessantly about going back to see the animals. ha!

But as far as I can tell, he was really enjoying it all:


Does this look like a kid that’s grateful that his mom woke him up early from his nap at the sitters, braved the crowds, parked in another county and drug lawn chairs, happy meals, cameras and kids  for three miles to watch a (very long) parade????  I should also mention that after walking the first mile, Jaiden decided she HAD to go to the bathroom, so we turned around and went back to find a local business that was willing to let us in.  Okay, maybe it wasn’t quite three miles, but it sure seemed like it.


Day 1:

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Day 2:

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We went back a third time after school so Jaiden could come along:

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Friday was a great day. Mario had been gone all week and got in Thursday night.  He was off on Friday so we took Bubby to see the animals that morning and then went and had lunch with Jaiden.  Afterward, he needed to get a haircut, and Jeryn was needing to be edged up a little.  Mario has always wanted to take him to the barber shop, but after THIS haircut…


I was a little gun shy!  He (Mario) did this while I was watching (and maybe screaming and crying a little that it was too short!).  What would he do if I let him out of sight at an actual barber shop???  (And for the record this picture doesn’t do it justice as to HOW short it really was…I looked for another picture but I guess I didn’t take many during that time because I was aggravated.  This picture was actually made a week or two after the cut.) We always just cut his hair at home, but it has gotten to be a joke because after Mario cut it so low I hide the clippers and only get them out if he is away!

He promised me not to buzz him and I promised to relax.  I needed to run to my office so I dropped them off.  A little while later, Mario asked me if I could come back and get his picture…he had fallen sound asleep in the chair WHILE the clippers were running!


He even stayed asleep after Mario carried him to the car and put him in the seat :)

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Yesterday was our anniversary and I started a post but never finished it because I worked pretty much all weekend.  Hopefully we will celebrate this weekend and maybe I’ll finish that post.


His Doorkeeper said...

We laughed so hard at that sweetie asleep in the barber chair! Oh, we would love to be able to sleep like that!!!

Love the haircut...He is so cute!!

The Garners said...

Bless his sweet heart--this is too funny!

Jenny said...

that is the sweetest post of him falling asleep in that barber chair! LOVE it!!