>A Real Cowboy!

>Kid’s say and do the darndest things. Let me explain. Yesterday we adventured to the library, then to Dollar General for some milk. Having selected our milk and a couple of snacks, we were waiting to check out. As it got to be out turn, a man stepped up behind us, in cowboy boots, wearing a cowboy hat, and Asher turned to talk to him. Asher told him he was a real nice guy, then suddenly, as if just realizing how the man was dressed, he asked, “Are you a real cowboy?”

Now, I am naturally inclined to be embarassed, I think, because I instantly wanted to stop my boy in his tracks. Yet, that man was so thrilled by Asher’s sincere expression and excitement. He told him, “I supposed I am, I’ve got five horses.” He let Asher think about this, then asked him, “Do you like horses?” Asher literally jumped off the ground, nodded, and told him, “I do, I have one, I have a Cheeky.” I was pretty sure the man didn’t quite understand, so I told him, “We actually have a horse, too.” The boys told the “real” cowboy bye, and waved, and as we were leaving the store, they both let me know how cool it was to meet a “real” cowboy!

Maybe today I’ll shock them by telling them that they are “real” cowboys too – hats, boots, and a horse included!

About Regina Walker

I am a Jesus-girl, wife, mom, writer, sister, daughter, baker, cook, maid, teacher, business partner, farmer, and more. I am busy raising kids, and praying daily for them to be servants of Christ. I am the blessed wife of a very hard working man, together we own and operate our own business. We live on a small farm where we are learning more about sustainable living. We do our best to enjoy life, help others, and use the talents God gave us for His glory. Our goal is to teach our kids to do the same. I welcome all emails - you can reach me at reginawalker86@gmail.com - feel free to email me anytime, just be patient in waiting for my response!
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