We loaded up a basket with apples from a neighbor's tree and set off. I know what you're thinking, Geesh, first she stole pinecones, now apples?. First of all, it wasn't my idea. I was going to run to the grocery store and grab some, but Nick suggested the neighboring tree. One less stop, with two kids in tow? I'm in. And hey, i'm taking from nature to give back to nature, so I think i'm justified.
I wanted to be brave and show my girl it was no big deal to feed a horse. But truth is, i'm very squeamish about animals getting too close, especially eating from my hand. And have you ever seen a horse's mouth up close? It's nasty. And their teeth are huge. And the slobber everywhere. I just couldn't do it. So we rolled them under the fence and the horses seemed just fine with that. Ha.
It makes my heart swell with joy to see my kids happy, and tonight was no exception. We all enjoyed it for different reasons and a happy memory was made. I couldn't ask for more, except maybe a couple more beautiful August evenings to wring out the last of summer!