The Apprentice

Kyra has found a new hobby. She loves farming! Well, not exactly. She more or less likes riding in the combine or bobcat with her daddy while he's farming. Considering the fact that she doesn't like to get her hands dirty, I think riding in the equipment that does the dirty work is about as close as she'll get. Maybe it's the time spent with Daddy, or maybe it's the bumpy ride, but she always asks to go with him (actually both girls do).

So last night in the midst of cleaning up the cake in the car that Katie got her hands into and wiped all over the car, my husband offered to take Kyra with him to another 10 acre field him and his brother had to harvest. I told him that would be great. So, she got to spend 2 hours of one on one time with her favorite man doing one of the things that Daddy loves best (farming). When she came back she had so many stories to tell. She got to steer, she got to watch the "big fingers" grind up the corn, but best of all she got to pee in the corn!! Oh yes, that was the highlight of the evening. She told me that she had to go potty, but Daddy said they don't have potties in corn fields, so she squatted in the field. Yes, she was unofficially initiated into the world of outdoorsman. We had a good laugh. But best of all she got some good bonding time with Dad.

5 comments:

emilymcd said...

haha... What a great memory. Peeing the field being the highlight... how hilarious! Isn't it funny how the best memories they have with us parents won't be the ones we structure?

Short Stop said...

So funny! Yes, a great memory indeed. Some of my best memories of my childhood are with my Dad!

Renee said...

Sounds like the perfect time with daddy to me!! My husband worked on a farm for a while, and some of his best memories are from during that time. There's something about being out in a field, working hard like that, maybe?

Too funny. :)

Sarah said...

What a memorable time Kyra sure had with her daddy!

I couldn't help but notice what you were cleaning up during that time - boy, that little one of yours sure does keep you on your toes, doesn't she!? (:

trevsmom said...

Love this story, yes bonding with Daddy is truly a favorite thing. I have so many memories growing up of helping my dad work in our families bakery. What a special time they got to share. And peeing in the fields, yes that is a fun memory too!