Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Back Seat Rider


My youngest son, Declan, spends a lot of time on the back of my bike. We go just about everywhere together and he is a wonderful riding companion. He loves to talk to the people we pass on the street. To keep things flowing well, I have to keep a few things with us that will keep him entertained, especially if he is tired. So on our last commute home from preschool, I gave Declan my camera to take pictures of things he saw along the way. He asked if we could put them "on the computer", and, of course, I said yes!


Mommy, can we take the bus one day?


I took a picture of your butt!


I did it again!!


When can we ride in the park?


Mud!! Ride in it, Mommy!


Go, Mommy! That car is winning!


Fire hydrant! Got it!


Look at me! Got you!


D-How come they parked there?
Me-Why wouldn't they?
D- Because that potty smells! (pointing at adjacent porto-john)
Me- Maybe they wanted to exercise on the bars.
D- They should just ride.


Are there alligators in the lake?


We caught the bus!

10 comments:

  1. How adorable! Thanks, Declan, for sharing your point-of-view with us. I need him to come take some pictures of my commute -- like you I'm too busy pedaling. ;-)

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  2. It's really great to hear the comments to match the pictures. Are there alligators in the lake? :)

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  3. brilliant kid. ^_^

    pictures are super awesome!!

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  4. Those are AWESOME shots! I love his perspective on life.

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  5. It is interesting to get a chance to actually see what he sees and get some idea of why it catches his eye.

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  6. Where did you find that great jacket for him? My son has the Giro helmet with flames and, like Declan (as I see in the Flickr comments), likes to liven up our commute with a loud firetruck siren soundtrack. He'd love to have a jacket to go with his helmet.

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  7. It is a raincoat I bought it in a toy store quite and have no idea what brand it is. They are pretty easy to find on the internet, though.

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  8. These pics are HILARIOUS, GF! Thanks for sharing!!!

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