Northern Indiana Photographer: Cowgirls, a Cowboy, and a Dumb Chicken

I finally got around to taking some pictures of the kids in their cowboy/cowgirl gear.  I decided to include Ashleigh because I figured my kids would be more willing to participate and then I could also get some pics of them together.  Kimberly thought it would be fun so I had her come along and I am glad I did, there is no way my kids wouldn’t have let mom take so many pictures.

Ashleigh (Sam’s friend), Samantha, Kimberly (Ashleigh’s big sis), and Brandon cowboys-aug2009_17bw

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My baby boy….cowboys-aug2009_10

And my big girl… (6 1/2 going on 16)

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Goofying around at Grandma and Grandpa Jernas’ house.  cowboys-aug2009_40

The cowboy pics I took a week or so ago.  Last night we were at the horse show, then went riding, then they had been playing with the chickens for at least a good hour or so.  I decided to grab my camera and snap some pictures and by the time I went out there with the camera they were sweating and looked like this…. (notice fake tired smiles from the girls)chickens-aug2009_08

You have to meet Brandon’s chicken.  He calls it “Dumber Chicken”.  Trust me this name is not unusual at our house.  We have a cat named “Kitty Doe Doe”, and a horse named “White Horse”

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Here he was showing me how it did gymnastics or something. chickens-aug2009_14

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I am a horse person, not a chicken person.  This chicken thing is Bob’s deal (he won grand champion chicken at the Starke County 4-H Fair when he was little).  However, I am glad we have them.  They are teaching my kids alot of life lessons and great memories are being made at the chicken palace that Bob built.  Once again, I encourage you parents to grab your cameras and snap some pictures of your kids.  The weather is great right now, no excuses just do it!

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9 Responses to “Northern Indiana Photographer: Cowgirls, a Cowboy, and a Dumb Chicken”

  1. Gwen Says:

    I love all the pics but the first one in black and white is great! Also, love the sunset pics of them holding hands. Great job!

  2. Evrim Icoz Says:

    These are awesome Jayme. Great silhoutte too!

  3. Alivia S Says:

    Those are awesome!!!!! I love the black and white one too!!

  4. Jana Says:

    Jayme these pictures are too cute. I love the sunset one too. Great job!!!

  5. angie Says:

    Sorry, Jayme. You had nothing to do with Samantha. She is ALL Bob.

  6. Donna Says:

    Awesome pics, love the black and white and the sunset pics!!!!!

  7. jules Says:

    Wow, LOVE the first three and the sunset silo. Nice colors and expressions. Perfectly framable, or better yet I’m thinking wall canvases!

  8. Elizabeth's Garden Says:

    I want that pony!!!!!!!!!! O nice pictures too.

  9. Sara Says:

    Oh geez! So cute! I love the one with the girls and the sunset its so good! These kids of yours, I tell ya, so gosh darn cute!!! Great shots!

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