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nature nerd vs. sporty boy

August 9, 2011

When kayaking (with your mother so close by you could kiss her), it is very important to have a place to stash all those goose feathers that keep drifting down the river.

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  1. Melissa permalink
    August 9, 2011 8:26 am

    such a gorgeous boy!

  2. August 9, 2011 11:11 am

    i have a recent snapshot of quinn with about 20 feathers sticking out of the pocket on the side of his carseat. i clear them out frequently, but there are just 20 more where they came from.

  3. August 9, 2011 11:27 am

    File under “rules for an awesome boyhood”
    :-) So cute!!

  4. August 10, 2011 5:21 am

    What a great life! Someday he will write a book about the river : ). Its great that he can kayak by himself at such a young age.

  5. August 11, 2011 2:38 am

    Feathers are great treasures indeed. And rocks and sticks and flower petals and seeds and abandoned snail shells and especially clumpy clods of dirt and …

  6. August 11, 2011 12:35 pm

    Dear Col,

    If I ever make it out your way, could you please teach me how to kayak – and, perhaps, make a craft out of all those goose feather afterwards? You seem like a pretty resourceful guy and I think you could teach me a few lessons in how to live.


  7. August 14, 2011 6:09 pm

    Sweet! I love how kids are able to mix and match whatever they enjoy. They don’t have to just be the jock or the nerd, they can be both and a bunch of other stuff besides!

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