Columbus Day Long Weekend {Fine Art Photography, Effingham, Illinois}

  A few things we got up to this long Columbus Day weekend...we also celebrated Canadian Thanksgiving.

 

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Fresh picked figs.  Our new favorite!!!  We fight over them.  He usually wins since he's shorter and can spot the fruit easier.  He always shares though.

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Picking grandma's peppers before their time. Touching them to his tongue to see if they're hot.  They are.

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Mr Bob Brown.  This is not a stuffed animal but a real live kitten.  I know, hard to believe.

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Learning to read.  It's so exciting!!!!

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His own private island.  He even drew a line in the sand to mark his territory.

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We now listen to music everywhere we go with the new iTunes Radio.  It's hard to get my phone back.

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Walking on Water

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It's kind of pretty but oil/gasoline in the river is never a good thing.

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Heaps of pine needles to bury himself in.....and throw in the air.

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A dying grasshopper we found up in the treehouse.  He wanted to 'set him free' so he threw it over the railing so it could fly away. Poor thing fell straight to the ground. :-(

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It smelled divinely of pine needles here.  I know because I was right down there with him.

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Playing hide and seek.  I found him.

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These last two are by Tharin.  Me attempting to get my expensive camera out of the hands of a five year old while simultaneously trying to put new string in the weedeater.