Sunday, October 30, 2011

A Halloween-Donkey-Safari Party


There was a lot of excitement around 7MSN yesterday. A party was about to start and everybody had to dress up:

George thought he might be exempt since he was clearly napping:

...but Carson is very accommodating and was totally able to work around his sleep:

He was pretty much still sleeping when she was finished:

Even Wynonna agreed to don a colorful bandanna:

Mostly because she knows how stunning she looks in pink:

Soon, the party guests arrived:

Carson had to direct her crew to "please back up" because, in their excitement, they were all blocking the entry gate:

The guests were from Morning Bray Farm! Bernard was the first boy off the trailer:

The Morning Bray Boys, Ellsworth, Bernard and Patrick, took one look at the bandanna'd boys and girl of 7MSN and went behind a bush to hide. Though happy to see their friends, they weren't at all convinced they wanted to wear costumes:

Especially when they realized that, back at the barn, the next costume activity was taking place:

George won the "good sport" and "longevity-wear" prize, hands down:

...which irritated Hank a bit because he felt he totally rocked the dino hat:

Even the humans gave the hats a try, though we weren't really any competition for the critters:

Hank did compliment Justina on her hat. Hank luuuuuuuuhves Justina:

Carson's numerous photo assistants were always close-by and more than willing to suggest alternate subject matter for her photos:

Then it was time for everyone to head out onto the "Back 40". Quick as a wink, all the donkeys disappeared:

We humans felt very left behind, so Don came to our rescue with the Ranger:

and we went on a "Donkey Safari":

Without a doubt, this was the most fun I have had in a *long* time.

After some rough-terrain driving on the Back 40, we found them:

...the wild beasts (with bandannas) of 7MSN and MBF.

The wild beasts were quite curious and proceeded to nibble on our vehicle:

Carson grew concerned that Don's head was getting sunburned, however all we had to protect it was...this:

The hat didn't bother Lucy (or Don) a bit:

At times, it really did feel like we were out on the plains of Africa tracking magnificent wild animals:

...with our safari driver wearing a pig hat:

As always, though, much too soon, it was time for the Morning Bray Farm herd to head back home:

George and Alan stood at the fence until their friends pulled away:

Wouldn't it be fun to have a party like this every week?:

I sure think so:

19 comments:

  1. Looks like everyone had a super, duper time...and I hafta say, Don sure is a good sport. You girls look so great together...the three donketeers, blogger buddies.

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  2. LOL, the pig in pink nearly made me pee my pants. Wow. You're all nuts.

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  3. soooo much fun!! You are one lucky lady!!! :)

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  4. That is too funny!! And Wynonna....why she does look spectacular in pink! Loved the post. :)

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  5. I think Wynona and Boo have a lot in common.

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  6. Oh my gosh, yes it would. And again, here I am smiling from ear to ear and laughing out loud living it all over again through your pictures and words. :) Loved it!!! :) xoxo

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  7. Very cute post and so much fun at the party. Seriuosly, though, what was the purpose? Just to let the roam for a while? It looked like a great afternoon.

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  8. I think that's the best Halloween Donkey Safari ever! What a fun time. I just love the costumes :)

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  9. yes, Linda in NM, I think "the three donketeers" fits very well!

    too much fun... I could feel the laughter and it made me smile!!!

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  10. What fun! Wish I could have grabbed my 7MSN cap and been there. Looks like everyone had a great time with lots of laughter. Especially Don in his pink pig hat. Hysterical.

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  11. Thanks for all the awesome pictures. Looks like a great time! :)

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  12. Now that is a party. Looks like you had a great time. I love, love, love that pig hat.

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  13. You guys really know how to throw a party! The pig hat is the best! Thanks for a good chuckle over my coffee this morning, you are very entertaining!

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  14. Oh, my, I'm laughing so hard. The hats were hilarious (and I agree with Hank - he totally rocked the dinosaur!)Looks like a great time. I'm glad to see you all having so much fun.

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  15. What a great day! Love the hats.

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  16. WAY tooo much fun! Oh, I just love every word... every picture of this post. Fantastic!

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