Big Sissy had a track meet today and I know she is exhausted after competing in 3 events: high jump, 400, and the 200. (She had personal bests and set new school records in the high jump and 400.) Yet after getting home from the track meet, she headed to our monthly 4-H meeting and is now out in the barn cleaning the pens of the 4-H pigs. If that isn't love, I don't know what is.
|Big Sissy clearing 4' 5"|
Bubby is always wanting to help on the farm and today he received a big promotion. We aren't quite ready to just turn him lose, but Bubby got to do this
|Bubby's solo driving debut|
for the first time ever today by himself. He is still on cloud 9 and is probably going to have a tough time falling asleep tonight.
And then there is Little Sissy who was sad I made her come inside to get ready for bed. She wants to be right there helping Big Sissy or riding in the tractor with Daddy. As a half-day kindergarten student that spends her afternoons on the farm, I often think she knows more about what is going on than the rest of us as she listens to every one's conversations.
Seeing their love of the land and animals is an amazing feeling for this mom.