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1st trip is planned for this weekend...

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Holy Crap.  She's grown.  She was just a bean-sprout last I remembered.  How time flies!

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Holy Crap.  She's grown.  She was just a bean-sprout last I remembered.  How time flies!

I KNOW! She's huge!

She come up to my armpit and weighs about 45 pounds now (and still expects me to carry her)


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Her headlamp matches her outfit.  She must be ready to go!
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Her headlamp matches her outfit.  She must be ready to go!

Except I won't have her dressed head to toe in cotton.  :laugh:

She was bummed that there weren't any pink backpacks to choose from (I was grateful).


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Seems like only yesterday.....
Before you know it, she'll be asking for the car keys.  :p






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Ummm, if you buy me gear I'll be your new backpacking partner!

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Ummm, if you buy me gear I'll be your new backpacking partner!

Too late. I'm broke now. Spent all my money on the kidling.  :laugh:

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Damn!

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Lucky duck, mama! I bought my 6 year old his first pack at the end of April, but he broke his leg before we could get out there. Its only a matter of time now though!

Enjoy your trip this weekend!


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I did not know that a princess could backpack!

Wait until I inform the local princess tomorrow at breakfast.


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Wait, she only weighs 45 lbs? Damn. Walker weighs nearly 40 lbs and is 3. Lord Chubbington The First (Alistaire) is 16 months and is nearly 29 lbs.

Count yourself lucky you had Miss M, The Elf ;-)


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Wait until I inform the local princess tomorrow at breakfast.

Girls are the best. They get to do everything boys can do, only better and they get to do it in twirly girly skirts.

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Seems like only yesterday.....
Before you know it, she'll be asking for the car keys.  :p

Funny that you say that... We had a whole big long conversation yesterday about what kind of car she wants... A pink/purple jeep.

I'm not ready!


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Where are you going to take her? She looks ready and willing for adventure.  Does she have a camera?
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Where are you going to take her? She looks ready and willing for adventure.  Does she have a camera?

We're still discussing the wheres and whyfores.  Weather is being uncooperative!

She uses my camera. She's pretty darn good too!


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Nice!  Better max the mileage, mom, before some boy finds her!   :D

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Nice!  Better max the mileage, mom, before some boy finds her!   :D

She already has a type! Blonde haired blue eyed... Hey GBH, better lock up Tommy!

At least she can out hike most of them... 6-7 miles on a good day.


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Very cool.  Love those pics that hoosierdaddy posted. So, cute, then and now!

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Very cool.  Love those pics that hoosierdaddy posted. So, cute, then and now!

She'd be sooooo embarrassed if I showed her that. Hehe

That one with the trekking poles is one of my all time favorite pics of her.


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Seems like only yesterday.....
Before you know it, she'll be asking for the car keys.  :p

Funny that you say that... We had a whole big long conversation yesterday about what kind of car she wants... A pink/purple jeep.

I'm not ready!

Could be worse. :D  Tommy still wants a fighter jet.  Or a flying Iron Man suit.


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Seems like only yesterday.....
Before you know it, she'll be asking for the car keys.  :p

Funny that you say that... We had a whole big long conversation yesterday about what kind of car she wants... A pink/purple jeep.

I'm not ready!

Could be worse. :D  Tommy still wants a fighter jet.  Or a flying Iron Man suit.

Looks like Tommy and I have the same wants

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