the fourth of july.
ethan on the forest service float.
rudder got second place at the toddler races. his category was “not yet walking”. all he had to do was touch the box of animal crackers.
he lost to a two year old.
he was so close to winning, but got distracted by the other kid on the blanket.
and i literally took him out of the ergo carrier while still asleep and plopped him down.
he was so proud of his box of crackers and carried it and shook it by it’s string for quite awhile.
he got his name in the newspaper.
his other winnings (a quarter for participating, and two dollars for getting second!):