Sunday, May 11, 2008

back to the ozarks

We were able to sneak down to West Plains last week to see the family - we left strategically at 3 am so the boys would sleep during the car ride. Our feeble attempt at planning ahead was thwarted, however, when Calvin woke up in the transfer to the car and, once realizing what was happening, began chanting "Missouri, Missouri, Missouri" with a gleam in his eye. It's pretty hard to compete with Uncle Willy.

Pit stop at the arch.

Benefit of months of flooding is that everything turns unbelievably green.

Itch was back to help teach the little guys how to play.

Opa took everyone fishing, and everyone had wiggling fish to reel in soon.

Carolee in her snazzy mud boots was up to the task of trying to keep Noah
from charging the herd of cows.

Louis and Noah traveling in the bus - armed with plenty of crackers.

Willy and Calvin only had to be bribed with one bag of rainbow popcorn to cheer Louis and Sidney on in their respective soccer games.


Kristin said...

Love the boots, such a fashion statement, looks like you had a good time. I swear worms and little boys are the best thing ever.

Laurie said...

Great fishing pictures and I too love the boots. Very cool.

Keriann said...

the boys are getting big. Noah looks like you. happy spring Keriann

Valerie said...

Looks like you guys had a great time. Gotta love taking pictures of boys (small and big) fishing. And the boots are so chic, Care, way to sport 'em. :)

itch said...

I just remember seeing carolee when i got to the soccer field and thinking who is that weirdo dressed like that talking to dad..?? and then mom points out it was carolee.. i kinda felt bad for a second.!

AnnDee said...

You look HOT~
Looks like it was a great time as visiting family always is. THanks for sharing the pics. I love that Calvin and Will have such a cute relationship.

Mary said...

I don't know what you're talking about - you looked dead sexy in those boots, Care.