Sunday, February 22, 2009

Rodeo Runaway

We live in the Wild West....the frontier....the land of cactus, cowboys, coyotes, bright blue skies and wanted fugitives....

It seems that our beautiful Princess Catherine has decided to run away and join the rodeo. Looking back I can see that there were clues all week long...I can't believe I didn't put them all together until it was too late!

Clue #1 Catherine spent a lot of time twirling a long gray satin ribbon with a loop on one end while wearing her cowboy hat. "Whatcha' twirlin' there, girly?" I asked completely confused. "My lasso! I'm gonna be in the rodeo this week!" she said with a twang.

Clue #2 I found a pink handled revolver (huh?), pink holster (where did that come from?) and pink cowgirl hat laying on her bed...next to that were her brother's old chaps and sheriff's badge.

Clue #3 Witnessed her with her "trick pony" riding and ropin' all over the house....(ok...she was on her stick unicorn, but the rodeo moves were there...I'm tellin' ya...)

Clue #4 Saw her conspiring in whispered tones with Woody and Jessie from Toy Story in her room...I knew those two were rabble rousers...I'm sure they were filling her pretty little princess head with tales of singing cowboy songs around the campfire, riding ponies and other nonsense!

My suspicions were confirmed when she announced how happy she was that there would be no school later in the week because of Rodeo Days! That's right folks! Here in the Wild West, school children are freed from writin' and arithmetic for a few days in honor of the rodeo! Yee-haw! (That includes us homeschooler folks!)

So there you have it...our princess has tossed aside her crown and donned a cowgirl hat. She has put down her scepter and picked up a lasso. However, she's stickin' with her unicorn as her preferred method of transportation. She was last seen riding her unicorn toward the rodeo grounds.

Tween Caveboy (under duress) and I are hot on her trail and hope to catch up to her soon. Hopefully we can bribe her to return home with promises of Chips Ahoy cookies and apple juice. We hear the pull of rodeo life is mighty strong...wish us luck! We'll need it with all that tasty cowboy grub tempting us to stay! (not to mention, Mama might spot a few handsome cowboys too!...just kiddin', Chilly! Don't get your knickers in a snit! I'm sure you'll see saloon girls and madams wandering around there too! I promise I won't tell Christine....)

21 comments:

Nerdy Jess said...

lol, I love it.

And I'm sorry I've been such a bad bloggy friend, life has been nuts.

And I love your layout, so so cute.

And normal blog stalking shall commence ;)

blognut said...

I want to go to the rodeo. Can I be the clown?

Misadventurous Mommy said...

Sometimes I think my girlie's are preparing to join the circus...I haven't been able to come up with any other logical explanation for why they jump on their bed when I ask them not to and why they are always trying to walk on tight ropes! Craziness!

Kristina P. said...

I think that as long as she doesn't want to be a rodeo clown, she's good to go!

Kathy said...

Good luck findin' that Rodeo Princess. Who knows, when you fin her, she may have become a mermaid?

annie kelleher said...

great post... so funny!!! i want to go to the rodeo too!!!

Me said...

I sure hope you find her and are able to lasso her in! The draw of the horse manure and stadium dust can be tough to compete with!

blueviolet said...

At least the rodeo is real. My daughter always wanted to marry cartoon characters. I'd say you're in good shape.

The Blonde Duck said...

I NEED a pink handled revolver and pink cowboy hat!

kel said...

I love this post!! We have a rodeo near us and we're on the east coast!

Yaya said...

Oh my gosh!

Dapoppins said...

Snort!

I always wanted to be a rodeo princess. Horses are wayyyyyy better than cars.

Megan said...

LOL SO funny!

Melissa said...

LOL

Good luck. Hope you and Caveboy were able to talk her down.

Debbie said...

How adorable! I love imaginations.

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Diva Scrapper said...

Just too cute..visiting here from SITS..lovin' your blog!

Randi Troxell said...

i've NEVER been to a rodeo! down here we do stuff such as mmmm.. tractor pulls... lol- lemmie tell ya!

Tracy said...

I'm DYING!!!
hope you can bring her home soon! hahahaaa

Deb said...

i don't know... it doesn't sound half bad. i bet she'd be great at the barrels!

Michelle-y said...

Good luck on the hunt!

P.S. you are HYSTERICAL!!!

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