The Macs

Friday, October 15, 2010


There is nothing better than getting to ride in the combine 
with Dad on a Friday afternoon.

At least there is nothing better if you are a little boy.

Joel was combining soy beans in a field right by our house this afternoon,
so we went out to visit him.

Levi played in the dirt for a while until the combine drove up.
Playing in the dirt was pretty awesome too.

But when we climbed into the combine Levi was in heaven.
He sat still like this for almost twenty minutes.
Seriously, twenty minutes...
and he hardly moved.
I think that might have been a first. :o)

He did occasionally look back at us and smile.
And then he realized he could crawl around...
and eat the dirt of the ground...
and touch everything is sight...
and he was back to his old self.

He thought it was pretty great to drive with dad too.

He told his dad how awesome his combine was.

And then he tried to take over.

I love that this is just the beginning of so many memories 
that Levi and Joel will have together.

Have a great weekend!


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Trust me, nothing better for boys than to grow up in the country! Our sons love it! :)

October 15, 2010 at 6:33 PM  
Blogger Devon said...

LOVE his shirt!

October 15, 2010 at 6:36 PM  
Blogger Shelly said...

sooo sweet!

October 15, 2010 at 6:58 PM  
Blogger Trish said...

Levi is just a doll face! I have a Levi too :) Just so sweet!!!

October 15, 2010 at 7:14 PM  
Blogger Lindsay said...

That looks AWESOME. I don't know how it's possible, but he just keeps getting cuter and cuter!

October 15, 2010 at 7:39 PM  
Blogger Bethany said...

I don't think boys come any cuter than your little man. :) These photos are so precious. You do a great job.

October 15, 2010 at 8:26 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

levi is looking more and more like a big you handling that? my story is 5 months at the end of october and i have NO IDEA how that happened. our little rolly polly babies would be cute side by side.

October 15, 2010 at 8:58 PM  
Blogger Alena said...

Yes, his shirt is adorable! Where did you find it? I think my 7 month old needs one. :)

October 15, 2010 at 8:59 PM  
Blogger Erin said...

He is just such a cutie pie!

October 15, 2010 at 10:29 PM  
Blogger Stef said...

SO cute!! Is he walking now? I can't get over the big boy jeans. He looks like a little boy farmer :)

October 16, 2010 at 2:16 AM  
Blogger onlymehere said...

Absolutely precious! I love his shirt too.

October 16, 2010 at 7:15 AM  
Blogger Sarah said...

The farm is a great place to raise kids! Love the pictures and the shirt is adorable!

October 16, 2010 at 8:05 PM  
Blogger Tara said...

he is just stinkin' cute!

October 18, 2010 at 8:48 AM  
Anonymous said...

Boys who get to grow up on farms are lucky boys indeed. You sure have a cutie there.

October 18, 2010 at 10:07 AM  
Blogger nichole said...

What great pics! It's so good to be back to blogging! It's heart warming to see such a sweet bond between a daddy and his boy:)

October 18, 2010 at 12:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love this. Since I am married to a part farmer, part corn seed salesman who grew up farming, I can identify so much with this part of your life.
Furthermore, in your post studying about Isaiah in BSF (which I also did when I lived in Amarillo in the late 90's before marrying and moving up to Dalhart - it is awesome teaching isn't it?)I am touched by your heart regarding your vision of God, your hopes for the future, and your desire to never go back to settling for less than what God has for you. Your story has struck me deeply, as I know it has so many others. I will never begin to understand your heartache and loss, but I do get your heart on not wanting to settle. I am there myself in some hard situations within my own family.
I love to come over to your blog and catch up on you. You have a beautiful family.

October 21, 2010 at 10:22 PM  

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