Day At The Lake

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With the weather remaining consistently sunny and breezy, we’ve been squeezing in some family outings into our schedule. This past weekend, we took Parker to a nearby lake.

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Parker is fascinated with ducks. He was staring at them intently and when one of them quacked, he would point and quack back at them.

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As we made our way around the lake, either the Irishman or I had to hold his hand because he was determined to join the ducks in the water. Here, I am trying to keep him on the sidewalk while positioning myself between him and the water in case he broke loose.

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Fortunately, he was distracted by a helicopter (the Irishman said that it’s called a Huey and proceeded to spell it for me) so he abandoned his attempts to go swimming with the ducks.

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There was a gentleman inside the gate cleaning it and when he saw Parker staring at it, he invited him inside to sit in it. Parker apparently was a helicopter pilot in his past life because as soon as the Irishman showed him where to put his hands, he was “flying” it like a pro.

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All in all, it was a nice afternoon at the lake. When we got back to the house, Parker was ready for a nap. It’s hard work chasing ducks and flying helicopters!

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One thought on “Day At The Lake

  1. aunt meg October 7, 2008 / 3:32 pm

    cuteness! i miss my little buddy

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