Sometimes the things you want to take a photo of happen in full bright sunshine, away from the shade, when the shadows will be the harshest and the opportunity to blow out the color will be the greatest. But you take the photos anyway because it is a moment that cannot be recreated. That is the case with my little rodeo star nephew while camping this past weekend.
He was pretty intent on getting that bundle of rope to a new location.
It is a lot for a little guy to grapple with all by himself.
But he didn’t really want any help – it’s a guy thing, you know.
And really, he’s got it all under control.
Checking his load.
Oops! Something came undone from the tangled mass of rope and connectors.
Better go back and get it, because it might be important some day.
Got to figure out how to get it all back into one tangled mess again.
Here, this might do it.
So dad, what do you think? Will it all stay together?
Oh, all right, I’ll just pick it up – see, all in one load.
He’s off to find a way to play with all this stuff.
But that dirt is just too tempting to play with – I mean who could resist showering their legs (and eventually whole body) with soft powdery dirt?