Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Indulge Me

I promise to not do this every day, but today is my birthday so you're going to have to let me post photos of the art I forced my kids to draw today.

Today's assignment was, "It's my birthday. Draw a picture of me running."

Jack drew the most realistic picture, depicting an actual event that occurred in our lives last weekend. I was out running and Alex took Sam and Jack biking and we crossed paths going opposite directions. It was lovely. I like that in Jack's imagination, I was more spritely and less trudgey. But otherwise, totally realistic.

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Except for the, you know, mine turtle floating in front of him.

Sam also drew a picture based in reality. Mostly.

Me: "I'm pretty sweaty in this picture."

Sam: "It's because you're in first place."

Okay, so maybe not TOTALLY based in reality.

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Poor Sam has evidently brushed up against me after hot runs one too many times.

Quinn, on the other hand, took a different artistic path.

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Although he’s not really all that far off.

And that is how you trick your kids into giving you sweet little birthday presents.

3 comments:

  1. Those are the best birthday presents!

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  2. I'm a week late on this but I hope you had a great birthday. The pictures are awesome. I may have to borrow this.

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