Back it on up, we're talking about September! We road-tripped it to KC (oh, yes, we did!) and hit up every single relative within a two hour driving radius. Lucky for us we coordinated our trip with Kelly (who blogged about it much more timely than me here and here) and we got to love on new baby Asher for a couple of days.
First stop was the Overland Park Arboretum. Can you find James in this picture?
Learning about crab apples
A trip to KC would not be complete without a trip to the Deanna Rose Farmstead!
Tessa loves chasing geese (any bird). There was a lot of this
She is totally freezing here. It was so cold this day that I had to go buy us all extra clothing!
Pretty sure these were around when I was this age
Asher was the only one who was warm
We said goodbye to the McMillans and headed West for the Coleman portion of our trip. First was a stop to further brainwash my children that they are JAYHAWKS and not Wildcats. I am happy to report that it is working thus far.
TOKEN MOMMY PICTURE!
We met up with Jayne, Laura and Ayana for lunch at Free State and then went to the Natural History Museum.
Dueling play tables
"You are a crazy lady"
"You've got to be kidding me"
"You can't pay me enough to take this thumb out of my mouth"
"Is it over yet?"
"Okay, I'll give you a smile, but I am off this couch in 2 seconds"
"Seriously, get me out of here"
"You got me to take my thumb out, but no way do you get a smile"
"Could I be smiling any more fake right now?"
And I leave you with this. James is now taking appointments.
We spent the rest of September recovering from spending 30 hours in the car with one another.