Thursday, June 02, 2011

'Tis the season...

It's toad season. They're everywhere.
(he turned away right as I snapped a picture and I didn't have the patience to wait till he turned back.)


It's garden season.
We've already had several salads from our garden!
It's also bacon bit season.


It's snake season. I've seen 4 or 5 so far, but this was the biggest... about 5 feet long.


It's dog swimming in the creek season. Yay.


It's ride your bike season! The Man took the training wheels off The Baby's bike and away he went! Never a stumble or wobble, he just acted like he's been riding for years.


It's definitely feeling like summer around here lately!
Today might be play-at-the-splash-park-then-go-get-an-ice-cream-cone season.

*****
Ice cream: in a cone or in a cup?

15 comments:

Southern Traditions Boutique said...

I like both, but you can't eat the cup :-p

Torri

EEEWWW on the snake, but I guess if it's a King snake, they are good for mice and such :)

Katie said...

yikes on the snake! but its a great pic of it. Happy Summer!!

kraftykash said...

FUN!!! Little man is getting big :)

Amanda said...

a waffle cone!! my favorite part of ice-cream.. :)

Chad and Jody said...

I heard they opened the Newton splash park a few days ago. Can't believe my kids haven't asked to go yet. It's gonna be HOT today, so we should go. (I'm only excited about the ice cream part- we might have to do that as well.)

Cannary Family said...

Cone! 100% recycle-able (: Today its go to the pool for us - the official start of summer!

S Club Mama said...

waffle cones are my favorite but I'll eat ice cream in any form. In sandwich form is also great.

Kendal said...

already seen my share of snakes this season, too. i.do.not.like.them. ice cream in a cup - cones make me thirsty!

merlin said...

OMG
I have, sadly, envied your life. I try not to envy, I don't think envy is productive,it may well be very destructive, but I have envied your life, even fantasizing that if we just moved to Kansas I might have a life like yours.
Today, I can be happy for you for your life and be happy for me and my life where 5ft snakes don't climb trees. OMG

Yes, the grass may look greener, but being content with my side is probably the best state of living and your post today was a BIG affirmation for me that I am so so so happy to live this life of mine, And so happy for you that you are happy living your life where you are.

Country Dreaming said...

Looks like fun minus the snake and the toad.
Cone of course!

Melinda

Amy said...

Where is the splash park in Newton? I heard that they were opening one but I'm out of the loop and I was just thinking how fun it would be to go to one.....

Ice cream is good in a cone, or a cup, or a pint container, or between two cookies....

I haven't seen any snakes here. Yet. I'm sure it's just a matter of time. I *love* that picture that you got of yours!!!

Sara said...

you have bacon bits in your garden??! that is AWESOME.

the snake is climbing the tree? O.M.G. I would freak out. No thank you.

Ice cream in a cup, with an upside down cone. That was it can melt with out being sticky AND you can get topping on it :)
(oh, and caramel and hot fudge...cones just limit me)

Ladybuggz said...

No training wheels??!!?!! Guess you need to find a new name for him since he's not a baby any longer.

Beki - TheRustedChain said...

Merlin, no need to be envious! In addition to the snakes, we have skunks, possums, and ticks galore.

This type of snake (a black rat snake) can get up to 9 feet long and they do climb trees! I watched this one climb so high I couldn't see him anymore. Ick.

Danielle said...

Definitely the best time of year! except the snake part. ick!