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Tuesday, October 24, 2006

You lookin' at me?

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I haven't posted a cow picture in a while! Shooting this one sparked a useful conversation in the car: 7-yearo old daughter: "Mom, is that the male or the female?" Me: "I'm not sure, but I think probably the male since it has those big horns." 4.y.o., very slowly and carefully: "Mom, I have to ask you something, and I don't know if you can explain it to me or not. What does male or female mean? "

13 Comments:

Blogger Bill said...

Ah, kids questions are always a hoot! :) And your answer was....... :)

9:51 AM  
Blogger Mile Stones said...

Now that's the joy of having, if not being, a 4 yr-old, I have to guess. It's what Bryan Adams SHOULD have sung, not 18!
As for that wonderful, hairy cow, complete with terrifying horns, wonder how he/she/it would go down here on the streets of Vila Franca at bull-running time? I'd be curious to see the interaction, whatever the gender....

11:20 AM  
Blogger Steve said...

Ha! Ever heard of that old Art Linkletter show, "Kids Say the Darndest Things"? Well...there you go.

5:03 PM  
Blogger Jazzy said...

hehe your conversation with your daughter made me smile.

great shot, the autumn is in a full swing there, beautiful colours.

5:42 PM  
Blogger Carlos said...

Jenny, I got home late (it's midnight in Portugal), I'm tired and in a bad mood... correction, was in a bad mood cause your conversation with you daughter made me smile. Thank you. I'm now going to sleep.
BTW, thank for you comment in my blog. I will try improve both pictures with photoshop and then post them side by side.

7:00 PM  
Blogger Carol said...

Adorable kid story.
That's a HAIRY cow. Have never seen such a hairy one before.

7:11 PM  
Anonymous John - Melbourne said...

Well you had a load of rubbish, now a load of bull!

A great page of entriesw at the moment well done!

7:26 PM  
Blogger Olivier said...

merci pour l'histoire, et superbe photo, cet animal est magnifique.

thank you for the history, and superb photo, this animal is splendid.

3:22 AM  
Anonymous kris said...

hahahah..were you tongue tight? or told them to ask daddy?

liking the photo very much!

9:15 AM  
Blogger Thiên said...

Love the fun shot Jenny. And laughed about your conversation. They do say wonderful crazy things don't they?

9:35 AM  
Blogger edwin s said...

your daughter is precious and so is this shot! can't remember what these type of cows are called though. also, that's a bull ;)

2:52 PM  
Blogger Tim Rice said...

You never do know what a little one is going to ask, do you? :)

By the way, I love that cow photo. He has personality.

9:08 PM  
Blogger Kim said...

Jenny, I love the color of that wee beastie against the greens. A wonderful shot. Your car conversation is a real day brightener!
-Kim

1:35 PM  

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