Crack Is Whack!

This weekend we took Ace and his cousin Olivia to Circle S Farms. You enter through a pathway with corn stalk walls and are greeted by a couple teen age girls who collect your money, and then you proceed to some cool farm-like activities for kids to do.

Circle S Farms - Sign

Circle S Farms - Sign

They had live animals, goats and chickens, for the kids to look at.  They had a playground made of straw bails where kids could climb and slide down.  They had tractors and bug pumpkins to look at and sit on, and also a hay ride that took you out to pick your very own pumpkin!!

Circle S Farms - Goats

Circle S Farms - Goats

Circle S Farms - Chickens

Circle S Farms - Chickens

And then they had the scare crow maze.  It was a maze made from straw bails that was designed, I’m pretty sure, for torturing parents.  The maze was about 3 ft tall and it had a wood slat fence on the top.  So, it was tall enough where kids could run wild inside there, but parents were stuck crawling, duck walking, waddling, or whatever form of propulsion they could come up with while hunched over…

Ace wouldn’t go in the maze, so I took his cousin Olivia inside.  There she goes at a full sprint around the first corner.  I had lost her in the first 20 seconds.

So I keep wallering through this parent torture device.  I was moving as fast as I could trying to find Olivia because I just knew at some point she would get scared and want out, but wouldn’t be able to find her way.  I speedily rounded one corner and was greeted by something that I had least expected to find…

CRACK!  and lots of it!

There was a Mom crawling in front of me wearing low rise jeans…that were riding, well, WAY TOO LOW!  I swore I stopped fast enough for my hands and knees to make a screeching sound in the loose straw!

I stopped inches away from taking a face plant into the recently discovered revene…but far enough away to not smell the flowers. 😀

I was startled, to say the least, and couldn’t help but watch as the landscape I had almost became intimately familiar with bounced it’s way around the next corner.

I put myself back together, gathered my senses, and continued my way through the parent trap to eventually find Olivia waiting for me outside…ready to move on to the next “attraction”.

And now I know why the say, “Crack Is Whack!”

And to help you remove the image of my face inches away from a three quarter exposed bum…I’ll leave you with a few pics from the crack free portion of our day at Circle S Farms

Circle S Farms - Us

Circle S Farms - On The Hay Ride Blinded By The Sun (Ace was the only smart one who wouldn't look directly into the sun to get his picture taken.) 😀

Circle S Farms - Pumpkin

Circle S Farms - Pumpkin

Circle S Farms - Ace

Circle S Farms - Ace

Circle S Farms - Dad & Ace

Circle S Farms - Dad & Ace


  1. Annie says:

    It’s so nice to see that you are giving the Best to Ace. I always appreciate the way you take out time for him, take him to outing.

    Hats off to you guys!

  2. My dad always made us stand staring at the sun for photos. He was convinced this would get the best pictures because the camera wouldn’t have any rays in the frame or something like that. That’s why there’s no childhood photo without a forced smile and squinty eyes. Ha! I completely forgot about that.

  3. KylieM says:

    Awesome Farm/Adventure Playground! Love it! and your photos are just gorgeous! Pity about the crack attack, hope you recovered .. lol

  4. Something are left to be unseen :).

    At least you did not face plant although I think I would have laughed a little bit more at this post if that was the event. 🙂

    I agree with Annie, its nice to see that you are doing what you can for Ace. I think if more parents did these sorts of activities there would be a lot less problems in the world.


  5. Honeybell says:

    LOL-If I wasn’t in KS, I’d be afraid that was me. I’ve lost a little weight, now more than once I’ve said to complete strangers: “Yeah, before I bend over, sorry about any possible ass crack.”

    Maybe I should go shopping.

  6. VegasDad says:

    I saw some lady crack recently too. I took a photo with my cell phone. It was too funny to pass up.

  7. George says:

    hey Jared,

    what’s going on….have not been on for a while…..Ace looks big. You guys are doing a good job. I’m thinking about getting back into it.
    Take care,


  8. Casey says:

    Say no to crack! Ace is so cute, my kid has that same shirt! Glad you guys had fun, we need to go on a hay ride, looks like fun!

  9. Angela says:

    Love the pics….and glad you enjoyed th ‘Crack attack’! 🙂
    haha! 🙂
    I too love that you take Ace places to let him see and experience stuff at a young age…so proud of you two!!!

    Miss you and love you all!

  10. Ed (zoesdad) says:

    I think I’ve been there. Maybe last year, I can’t remember well. Is that the place with the cool slide inside of the hay barn?

    Great way to spend the afternoon.

  11. Jared says:

    Annie…Thank you! We try. The house and back yard get boring after a while, ya know? Gotta spice things up every once in a while! 😀

    PeopleInTheSun…Glad I could bring back some memories. I remember taking Little League team pictures and having to squint just like that. Funny, the things we remember…

    KylieM…It wasa fun time! I did recover, but I know for now on to take blind corners in the straw maze a little slower. 😀

    DaddyKV…Definitely should have been unseen. If her pants were any lower, I might have thought she was winking at me…

    Honeybell…Ass crack is not as bad with a little warning. ;D

    VegasDad…Ha! I wonder how many ass crack photos are floating around the net. 😀

    George…I wondered where you went. 😀 Yup, Ace is growing like a weed. You should get back into it. You got a one year birthday coming up soon, right?

    Casey…Thanks! Hay rides are always fun. I definitely recommend. 😀

    Angela…Enjoyed it? Alright..maybe just a tid bit…but mostly shocked! I heard you are moving back? It that true?

    Ed…Yup…you got it. They did have a slide inside the barn. You know all the good spots…any recomendations? 😀

  12. Kim says:

    Sounds like a great day.. minus the crack of course..LOL

    I love the pictures..he is such a cutie..

  13. Mocha Dad says:

    Too bad about your crack attack. Unfortunately, I’ve been exposed to some crack also. Mine was at work, though, and I work in a professional environment. Go figure.

  14. Momo Fali says:

    Ace is getting SO big! Before you know it, he’ll be talking back. Mark my words!

    We’ve never been to Circle S, but we made a trip out to Lynd’s for some delicious apples! I was going to bake a pie, but everyone tore through the apples so quickly, there weren’t enough left!

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