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Mommy has to be a goofball

Mommy has to be a goofball


Our special outfit

Our special outfit

Was a little shorter than we thought it would be, but he still looked like a genuine train conductor


Soft comes with us where ever we go.

Soft comes with us where ever we go.


Our big day

Our big day

Nate was a little quiet, taking it all in, but he really got into it and has been talking about it since.


Checking out the trains

Checking out the trains


All aboard!

All aboard!

That's what Nate kept saying throughout our ride.


Enjoying the beautiful October day

Enjoying the beautiful October day


I never thought I'd see my Dad with a John Deere

I never thought I'd see my Dad with a John Deere


Scarecrow!

Scarecrow!


Grandma and Grandpa take Nate on his first train ride

Grandma and Grandpa take Nate on his first train ride


Nate and Grandpa watching the scenery

Nate and Grandpa watching the scenery

We passed a golf course, went under the interstate, and by a winery -- need to stop there next time!


Daddy and Nate

Daddy and Nate


Intent

Intent


Grandma was excited to take Nate on his first train ride

Grandma was excited to take Nate on his first train ride


Before the train took off ...

Before the train took off ...


Shane rocks the bandana

Shane rocks the bandana

And sort of looks like a bandit.


Another friendly conductor

Another friendly conductor

I was really impressed with the volunteers who run the Heart of Dixie Museum and train rides -- super nice guys who are really into trains.


Pumpkin patch ahead

Pumpkin patch ahead


Big kids

Big kids


Mom with Conductor Ralph

Mom with Conductor Ralph


Nate and Grandpa by the tractor

Nate and Grandpa by the tractor

The tractor was pulling a hay ride. We got on at one point but Nate got scared. He just wanted to look at the John Deere ... no hayriding necessary.


Nate was fascinated by the big inflatable pumpkin

Nate was fascinated by the big inflatable pumpkin

This was at the pumpkin patch -- our destination for the train ride.


Nate picking out a pumpking - Oct. 4, 2008

Nate picking out a pumpking - Oct. 4, 2008