While we were in Oklahoma visiting family and friends we took Q-Tip out to Farm Boy's family farm for a little while. She loves animals and points out cows and tractors driving down the road but she's never really had the opportunity to be close to them until that day.
She immediately ran over to the fence and wanted in the pen with the cows. And after Farm Boy went up and over she was on his heels before we could get a hold of her.
First item on her list of things to do...ride and pet the cows! Yes...I said ride. She was running all over their pen saying "ride the cows" and "pet the cows" over and over again.
She just couldn't figure out why they kept running away. And unfortunately the poor child doesn't know to look out for this...
So Farm Boy started carrying her around. And she didn't like it...not one little bit. She wanted to chase after them herself. And of course they wanted no part of this.
But just before the fit throwing and mayhem of running cows started I snapped this picture...and I'm in love with it!
She soon had the poor cows riled up and in a frenzy and I started worrying that her Uncle would have all our hides so her daddy decided it was time for her first tractor ride.
And that's when I snapped this picture...and I'm in love with it even more.
She would have ridden that thing ALL DAY LONG!
And of course the day wouldn't have been complete without a ride on the Gator with her Pa-Pa, a visit to the pump jack, slobbery kisses from the big doggy, some hay in her hair, a scraped knee, and some dirty little hands.
It was a fun day and honestly...I think Farm Boy and I had more fun than she did! We are counting down the days until we can take her to the farm again.
Feelings A Little Homesick Already,
P.S. My mom bought the t-shirt Q-Tip is wearing before Farm Boy and I even got pregnant with her. Which just goes to show you how much I am astounded that she is almost 2 and just now riding on tractors. I never would have thought that we would live in a city like this. But it's been an adventure and I'm thankful to have these opportunities to go places and see different things. But oh how I miss the farm!