Friday, October 14, 2011

Shelby Day 2

We had another really good day on the farm. Dennis headed into town with cousin Roy and I got busy making a cake for the surprise party I had planned for Dennis. Our morning started off with breakfast - Rick and Julia were visiting also so there were lots of us! After breakfast Roy came and chatted for a while and the girls were outside playing. Later this day, I got to ride in a combine with Roy, my first combine experience. I also tried to get pictures of the girls in the matching skirts that I made for them - We had another really good day on the farm!


Dale, Roy and Dale (cousins) visiting



Love this pic. Rowena and Mari playing in the field in their jammies!


 Lizzy (golden retriever) and Ozzie - the farm dogs!


Love this girl and her blue eyes


Lizzy is an amazing catch! Rowena was throwing her dirt clumps


Mari. Beautiful girl with gorgeous blue eyes. This little girl had such a tough beginning - born way too early. She is definitely a miracle and I am constantly amazed at all that she has already gone through in her short life. I could probably go on and on and on ... but maybe I can sum it up by saying that she takes up a huge part in my heart! Love you, Mari.


Katelynn. Chubby baby! It was awesome being around Katelynn for a short while. I don't know her as well as I know Rowena and Mari and that saddens me. However, if she is anything like her sisters whenever we come to visit she'll just love us! She is so super chubby, and has an amazing smile! Katelynn, I love you too and hope that someday we can really get to know each other


All 3 girls - wearing the skirts that I made for them. These sisters are so lucky to have each other. Something I will never know - the friendship and love of a sister. Rowena, Mari and Katelynn - I hope you know and appreciate (maybe when you're quite a bit older) what treasures you have in each other.


Mouse Trap completely fell asleep on my lap. I think he was appreciating having a nice, warm, quiet and still place to lay. 


Rowena is an awesome kitchen help! Mari helped some too - but Rowena did a lot for me this day. Making german chocolate cake for Dennis' surprise party


A combine!!!


Dennis and I in front of the combine. Word of advice: Don't wear shorts and sandals in a wheat field - my legs got completely scratched up!


Front view of a combine


The Sweet Grass hills with a wheat field and clouds


The view from inside the combine. Roy and his help spend hours in combines during wheat harvest. Could you do it?


Roy and I inside the combine


There was a antelope and a fox in the field. If you click on this picture it will make it bigger. The bigger black spot is the antelope and the smaller black dot really close to the antelope is the fox!


Looking out the back window of the combine


The auger unloading the wheat from the combine to the back of a semi truck!


See Lizzy in the combine?


Antelope!


Gorgeous Katelynn! Love her smile


Sweet Mari! Love her blue eyes


Rowena and Ian - best buds - swinging


Train that went by


Moon, old building, tree


Beautiful sunset


Same time, just different setting on my camera as pic above


Rowena 'plugging' her nose - someone had a stinky diaper! Uncle Rick taught Rowena how to do this!

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