A Cowboy's Life: Visit to the country

Visit to the country

8:43:00 AM


Every October we take a trip to a small town in Texas for a little getaway. We have been doing this for the last 11 years and is one of my favorite family traditions. Having three days in the country with no internet and only turning on the tv to check the scores of college football games.

We typically pick a town we have never been to, but since we had the most amazing time last year in Muenster, we decided to go back. We spent our days fishing, cooking and tracking animals. And by tracking animals, I mean Carson trying to determine the source of each poop we saw in the woods and fields.

The highlight of the trip happened on Saturday afternoon. A horse and two donkeys came up to the cabin and of course they became fast friends with Carson. He spent about 2 hours talking, petting and taking him for a walk around the property. I loved seeing the joy and excitement on his face while interacting with the horse. I wish we could have stayed longer than the weekend!

What are your favorite family traditions?

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8 comments

  1. I would love to do something like this! I love the time we get when everything is unplugged. What a great idea! Keep it up because it will be something they will remember the rest of their life!

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  2. This looks so fun. We camped out not too long ago and had an amazing time.

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  3. This looks like a fantastic trip - I need to do something like this and get away from electronics

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  4. I love that happy little accident of an animal visit. How much fun is that?!!

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  5. I think it's really nice to disconnect sometimes and just be close to nature. Looks like you had a wonderful time.

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  6. This is the kind of activity that your child will thank you for. It is so nice to let go of all the stress of work and just relax in the beauty of nature.

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  7. That house is fabulous. I would love to live in the country and have this around me all the time.

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  8. Being a city girl, I love visiting the country. It seems like such a peaceful way to live and something I would love to experience all the time.

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