Sunday, September 5, 2010

Outstanding In My Field

Oh Lordy, that joke just nevah gets old!

It does get old?

Oh.

I guess I hadn't gotten the memo.

All jokes aside, what would you do if you were about to embark upon a 4 hour car-ride back to Crazyville and you happened upon a crackly corn field awash in 24 karat glow, with a catwalk mowed right down the center?

Would you run pel-mel down the length of it and do a peculiar leap at the turn-around?

Me neither.

Would you spank yourself?

That would be pretty dumb. Not to mention humiliating.

Here's what I would do. I would stop goofing around just long enough for one descent shot. I would feel lucky that I noticed in the first place. I would thank my lucky stars that I have my own, personal stalker. I would ignore the buckled-up hollers of my three Wild & Unrulies. I would feel tucked in safe, between rows taller than my own bad, tall self. I would wonder why cornfields call my name so clearly and I would know something that not every girl knows - that cornfields can, in fact, be bundled up and carried in your pocket.

41 comments:

  1. FPFG There are medications for this. Not too many side effects. If you find yourself doing this in a soybean field for more than four hours, consult your doctor immediately. There is however no cure for your cuteness, and I for one will not donate any money to that kind of research.

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  2. Shannan, you make me laugh!

    :)

    Are you feeling better??

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  3. You are so. dang. stinkin. cute...it is almost not fair!!! At all!!!!!

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  4. So is this stalker person your hubby? I'm just wondering who's always snapping off the amazing pictures!?!

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  5. I LOVE YOU!! You make me laugh out loud! And so does Jayme, the Coop Keeper!
    xoxo
    HBY

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  6. All of this... very funny...
    But I chuckled rather loudly at the 'spank yourself' part.

    Super funny.

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  7. oh girl, i want to run in that cornfield with you. what an inspiration you are to your three unrulies... to see you seizing the beauty... i love this. xo

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  8. So you're feeling better... :)

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  9. I love that you are running around a corn field like a crazy mama, and spanking yourself...you are so funny! I love the serious pic though, even in jeans and a t-shirt in the middle of God's fall creations, you look beautiful!

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  10. What fun, do your kids think you're crazy?? I like to be a little crazy too, my kids pretend to mind but really they love it!
    Tracey

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  11. You're a fun and beautiful girl, love u and ur farm.

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  12. cutie patootie.
    and pretty too.
    that you are.

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  13. You are so freaking adorable!! I want to run down that catwalk myself!!

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  14. Awwww all those pictures are great and I love goofing around... life's too short and wonderful to be serious!

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  15. Corny, corny, corny! Were the Wild and Unrulies honking the horny? Sorry, the corniness seems to have rubbed off on me!

    Lawd, girl...I wanna go make corn stalk dollies!

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  16. Sister friend...i wuv you soooo much. Why do you live so far?? We could be catwalking through cornfields together. You know I would! I'd be right there spankin' myself right along side ya:)

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  17. depends on who I am with, with my best friend we would do just what you did. If I am with my husband, I would whine, aw honey look! can we stop for pictures? he would say...ya, maybe next time, we have to get home and feed the cows.

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  18. Oh, you make me smile. These are great photos of you! So glad you took the time to get out of the car and move around! In the end it was probably good for everyone! :o)

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  19. Haha---your kids must love you! They are guaranteed a creative and fun outlooking---exactly what more kiddos need these day! Love the pictures and so glad to see you're feeling better! Enjoy those corn fields and the joke was pretty good ;)

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  20. What a perfect thing to do--take time and enjoy the cornfields. Looks like you had a great time.

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  21. Those pics are great of you. You're so pretty!

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  22. Loving your humour... this was great!

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  23. You will be glad your papparazzi got those pics. They are MAJORLY FRAME-ABLE!
    XOXO
    Joni

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  24. Joy...bliss...these are words that come to mind. So glad you are setting this kind of example for your kiddos. May they always dance in cornfields like their beautiful mama!

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  25. Girl - you are too cute! Love that you have your own personal papperotzi (or however you spell that)! Love that you stopped and just took in the beauty of that moment.

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  26. Work it baby, work it!
    If you've got the moves and the inspiration takes you, then I say use them!

    x Felicity

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  27. Hilarious. I know the feeling though - certain things elicit an impromptu stop for photos! I almost stopped to take photos of wind turbines amongst fields of cattle and sunflowers yesterday but was already lost so carried on.

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  28. Why didn't you do cartwheels? Bad!

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  29. ROFLOL! Thank you so much - and hugs from a silly german lady who lurves fields, too!

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  30. Spanking yourself is a great idea! :) :)

    those were fun.

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  31. did that sound weird? ;) LOL probably.

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  32. These are gorgeous feilds, and you are darling!!!

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  33. Dance like nobody's watching - you are the real deal Farmgirl!

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  34. just found your blog and am thrilled to find another farm girl who has traveled down the adoption path! Blessings!

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