March 25, 2009

Family outing!

Ted has lived in the Pasadena area for almost 7 years and during that time, never visited one of the most beautiful fire magnets in Southern California: Eaton Canyon. So we decided to check that off his list and go as a family (that still sounds a little weird to say, so I'll be writing it often to get used to it). We strapped 3-week old Tessa in the Bjorn and hiked along the wide trail that runs parallel to "the wash". It was a popular spot on that particular Saturday; I think most of the large countries of the world were represented. Despite my fatigue, we enjoyed ourselves immensely, and got stopped a couple times for baby-ogling purposes. We totally love that!

Here was a shady spot where we stopped to rest. Tessa was fast asleep and had bad acne at the time, but the two women who passed by didn't care. They cooed and reminisced anyway.



We were stopped again on the trail when another woman saw those cute little legs dangling out of the bottom of the carrier. I think "adorable!" was her comment. I couldn't agree more. Now, at almost 6 weeks, double the age, her thighs are about double the size. I'm getting a little nervous for the 12-week mark.


Eaton Canyon has a VERY shallow brook that runs down the rocks, so it's a popular spot for families with young children, because they can play in the water without fear of drowning. We weren't the only ones that day with a camera. This mom was seen squatting, taking pictures of her little redhead, for a good half hour. Ted and I couldn't stop giggling. I think I even remember him audibly asking me what the moon phase was supposed to be that evening. He's so naughty.




But seriously, how do you NOT know your bum is hanging out THAT much?? Can't you feel the air breezing by? Did she mean to do it? Is she trying to even out her tan lines? I just don't understand. Why not strip down completely? It's not like she's leaving much to the imagination. I'm glad it was clean though.

11 comments:

Jean said...

Hahaha!! You guys are SO NAUGHTY!!!

B Brown said...

Seriosuly, you have to know when you're hangin out that far. Maybe she was hot and enjoyed the breeze ;)

Syphus Circus said...

Bet she got a great sunburn! Maybe then she wondered if anyone saw her?

Kristi said...

Thanks - you should have made sure you saw my face before putting my bum out into cyberspace for the world to see. BTW, I like a breeze . . .

dietcokegrrl said...

Awesome--thanks for the giggle!!

sachia said...

Crack kills....but not that kind.

The Hytes said...

We had some non-English speaking Asian take our 1 year old b-day girl from us at Disneyland. She held her for 20 minutes while the entire Asian gathering around her swooned.
Congrats on the "family" outing. It's so great when they are at this stage!

Cari said...

Ummm, the first time I scanned this post, I thought those moon shots were *you*!! LOL!!!

good thing I read it again ;)

Lauren said...

So, I've been on a wild goose hunt trying to find your email and I'm so glad I found your blog. This post is hilarious and I'm so glad there are people out there that are fearless of taking pictures of these people and then posting them on their blog. Thank you.
Anyway... send me an email with your email and I'll get you the recipe for the dip. packerlauren@gmail.com

I'm into stitches. said...

The brook may have been shallow, but that crack...

Boy howdy.

BTW, where's the thong you usually wear?

charrette said...

I'm all about raising babies on the trail. And of COURSE you would have an oblivious moonie in your path! Hahaha!

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