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Friday, September 14, 2012

A goat licked my finger.

With our recent colds, I feel like we've been on lock-down. I decided that since Aspen was no longer leaking snot from her nose, the two of us should take another trip to Wheeler Farm.
Unfortunately, she screamed when I turned her stroller toward the horses. All morning she kept saying she was going to give the horses big hugs and kisses. And I kept encouraging her. But the moment she faced one of them, she totally lost it. It was a little funny when she started yelling, "I don't want to see the horsey! Let's go see the pigs instead!" But I tried not to laugh. Too much.

I'm afraid to ask what happened to the giant, fat pigs from our last visit. All we saw this time around were two itty-bitty piggies.

restored-farmhouse
By the time we worked our way through the whole farm and were wandering back to eat our lunch, Aspen protested every photograph I tried to take. I would make the mistake of stopping the stroller to get a shot and she would yell, "No pit-tures!" I dunno, I guess she was afraid of the rooster? Who was the size of a kitten?

white-rooster
Regardless of how terrifying the farm was, we had a good lunch and then sat together on the edge of the playground while Aspen ate a cookie for 20 minutes. It was a beautiful day and I'm pretty sure we didn't infect anyone with our colds.

Next time we go, I want a tour of the gorgeous, restored farmhouse. And I want to make Aspen touch a horse!

7 comments:

  1. It looks like a really fun place. At least no poop up to the ankle accidents today, ha ha.

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  2. She was so scared she barely got out of her stroller! I think only the bunnies and piglets enticed her to get unbuckled. But at least we did avoid poop.

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  3. Where is wheeler farm? It sounds familiar. It made me laugh Aspens comment about the horse & wanting to see the pigs instead. Glad you were able to get out & do something fun.

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  4. It's off 900 E and 6600 S in SLC, and it's super-amazing b/c it's free!

    http://www.wheelerfarm.com/aboutUs/mapDirections.html

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  5. I really want to take my boys to a farm. Fun!

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  6. LOVE these photos and i'm glad you guys were able to get out for a while and enjoy the fresh air (well, maybe not super fresh at the farm...) hope you're on the mend!

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  7. Thanks Mary! I feel awesome, but Aspen is still a little.. eh. But yes, being outside and at the SCARY FARM was wonderfully refreshing. It only smells like poop a little bit.

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