Wednesday, May 20, 2009

On a Trip...In our Imagination.

This Morning Parker and I desperately needed to take a trip. 

Hmmm... Where to go?

I wanted to go to the Circus. He wanted to see Mickey.

No such thing as a "Mickey Circus" in real life, so we made one!

Welcome to"This isn't really Disney, Mickey traveling Circus/Freak show Compromise" 

We quickly found our seats once we arrived, I didn't even notice the snarky Gnome sitting next to me.  We really weren't in Rocklin anymore!  

The Ring Leader (Captain Obi the Alien) his pet Poodle Doris came out to introduce the first act.   Genetically mutated animals?  Hmmm... A Polar Bear the size of a yellow school bus, a T- Rex that was just short of four feet, and a pig the size of a van my Mom once had.  It was very entertaining. Parker was a little freaked out so he just sat quietly munching on some dandelions. Candied of course! 

The Second Act was a dance number. A Goose and her newborn duckling performed to one of my favorite songs, "Footloose". (Remember this is my imagination, so I get to pick the song.)

 Then for the final act an Elephant with green polka dots pranced across a tightrope.  Lovely.

The Gnome sitting next to me told Parker and I we couldn't leave until we saw The Bearded Lady.  I have never seen one before so I thought it would be an educational experience for both Parker and I. (Wax, Shave or Pluck regularly!)  She looked very sad in her cage.  Everyone was laughing and pointing at this poor women. Parker even tried to tug on her beard! I quickley told him that wasn't polite.  So I did the only thing I thought I could do, I handed her a box of Nair and the number for a "Hairy Women Support Group."  She smiled then waved Parker and I goodbye.
Luckily we got out of the Circus tent fast because I heard (from a no name source) that the F.ederal B.ureau of I.magination came and shut the whole thing down due to illegal activities. (I think it was the Genetically mutated animals!) I'm just sayin!

We had a very enjoyable day and now are tummies are full from candied dandelions! We do hope to go on some more "trips".  I wonder where our next stop will be???


Blogger Robin said...

Can I just say, the Lord sent Parker to you because you are the most awesome young mom I have ever seen!!! What fun you are !!! Parker is totally in wonderland with you !! Love Ya R

May 20, 2009 at 6:17 PM  
Blogger Caleen said...

Ok. you may have to pick me up off the floor from the dying of laughter! So Funny! HA. HA.. You really know how to have a fun time with your sweet Parker.. You are so full of imagination. I love the face on Parker's tummy. Also that Bearded Lady.. HA.. Love the whole thing.. I could never think of something like that.. Great writing.. You are talented!

May 20, 2009 at 6:40 PM  
Blogger kelly said...

Love the bearded lady. Even with a beard she is gorgeous!

May 20, 2009 at 8:09 PM  
Blogger Silly Tickle Hotel said...

I absolutely love your story! Such imagination! Parker has the best mommy!

May 20, 2009 at 9:10 PM  
Blogger --Heather-- said...

You have the best imagination ever... and just incase you wanted to know, I have a mickey's circus movie with live animals!

May 21, 2009 at 9:24 AM  
Blogger Alicia said...

I'm digging the bearded lady look... i think you should run it!

May 22, 2009 at 11:21 AM  

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