Saturday, October 31, 2009

Everyday Life: A brief story of a pumpkin, sheriff and the warden

Here's the thing about cowboy sheriffs [read: tired toddlers who have not had a nap on Halloween].

They don't always like following the laws of the land [read: smiling for photos and looking at the camera simultaneously, which is one of mommy's foremost laws of the land.]

Unless the warden threatens to lock them up for unlawful behavior [read: mommy refuses to take the toddler out for any more trick or treating until he takes one picture for Grandma's Halloween picture frame collage.]

Pumpkins on the other hand ...

they are captive audiences.

4 comments:

  1. Hahaha- I think holidays are the hardest days because the kids are so excited that they exhaust themselves and can't behave.

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  2. Halloween can be fun and crazy at the same time! The boys look adorable. The baby is getting so big:) I've been warden around here these days too!

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  3. Awww, what sweeties. And ummm I used the exact same tactic to get our pre-trick or treating photos ;) Great minds think alike! I hope you guys had a great time.... and that someone offered you wine and cider along your way!

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  4. ooooh i want a pumpkin. i don't think i can handle an opinionated sheriff just yet!

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