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nature nerd vs. sporty boy

2011 August 9

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

    such a gorgeous boy!

  2. August 9, 2011

    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

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

  4. August 10, 2011

    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

    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

    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

    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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