Thursday, April 15, 2010

Fishin buddies

Last weekend Jon took James on his first fishing trip and let me tell you, it was a success! I had told Jon a few weeks ago that I thought James was old enough now and would really enjoy it but Jon wasn't so sure. However, my suggestion got Jon thinking about it and the Sunday that I had to take Audrey to the doctor for her allergic reaction, the boys came home from church with a Spiderman fishing pole. (Uh, they made a pit stop at Walmart for the pole!)


We decided it should be a boys trip so Audrey and I went to Lowes to buy flowers and let the boys bond over stinky, slimy fishies. I was a little worried about not being there to see him catch (or try to catch) his first fish but Jon got some wonderful pictures so I really didn't miss much. And my boys got to spend some quality time together just being boys! And I had the best time looking at all these for the first time. I'm so used to being the one to take the pictures and show them to Jon. Not the other way around!

Does this picture make you cry or what?! How big does my baby look!

He's got a bite!

Workin so hard to get that fish in

He got him!

Yeah, he's a boy


that just caught his first fish!!! Million dollar smile, baby!

The fish is almost as big as him

Getting ready to catch another one

Takin a break from all that hard work!


9 comments:

Becky said...

THIS IS MY NEW FAVORITE POST! I have some pictures I took of Jon fishing at Nenie's at this exact age! I have to find them for you. Same pictures, different day (and year). This must have been such a wonderful day for Jon.

JB is sooooo adorable! How do you stand it?

~sydney~ said...

AAAAA-Dorable! I'm so glad Jon took him...(He asked Jon for a fishing pole when I was there last) Can't stand it; he's sooooo cute!

Rhonda said...

It is a joy to see your little ones grow, change, and learn new things! These pictures and many of those in previous posts are priceless! I continue to love your blog--there is definitely not a dull moment in your household!

su said...

delightful

Dianne said...

I cannot WAIT to show these to Charles. He's a "boy" and will get the biggest kick out of James snagging his first fish. The pictures are magazine-worthy. As are ALL your photos and videos. I love to fish, too, so these were heart-crunching. Imagining the thrill this little guy was experiencing. And, on top of ALL THAT, he's the most adorable little fisherman...

Kelly Spezzano said...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS POST!!!!! This is by far the cutest thing (although James being a pirate is ranked right up there too)... Are you going to have his fish stuffed? I think it would make a great conversation piece! :)

the ladner family said...

that is sooooo cute!!! where are the pictures from lowes?

Emily said...

Oh my gosh! Too stinkin' cute!

Sam and Nelda said...

Oh my goodness! He is such a big littly boy! He holds that reel just like he know what he's doing!!! Daddy did a great job with the pics too...How precious~